Links Nov 7

‘Lux Leaks’ Revelations Bring Swift Response Around World ICIJ

Tax: State aid probes set to intensify in wake of leaks swissinfo

Ireland Gets Lucky With Luxembourg’s Tax Scandal Bloomberg View

Jean-Claude Juncker, Top E.U. Official, Faces Rising Furor Over Luxembourg Tax Revelations The New York Times

Luxembourg and Juncker under pressure over tax deals The Guardian

Luxembourg vows to end banking secrecy amid tax allegations Financial Times (paywall)

Luxembourg, the country where accountants outnumber police 4:1 The Guardian

Luxembourg Fends Off Tax Haven Status as Juncker Pressed Bloomberg
See also: “We are not a tax haven.” They all say that

Capital Flight in Latin America Eurasia Review

North Korean Cash in Swiss Banks The Wall Street Journal

Ex-UBS wealth boss acquittal brings relief for many Swiss bankers Reuters

The other side of tax havens: 8% of the Cayman workforce make less than 5.30 USD/hour Financial Secrecy Media Monitor

Pay your taxes, companies urged Zambia Daily Mail

Big four audit firms behind global profit shifting Australia Financial Review

Amazon and the case of the missing $1.7b Australia Financial Review

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey warns tax avoiders they will be pursued The Guardian
See also: ATO to examine Luxembourg corporate tax dodge information abc news

The duty of company directors is to run companies well – and tax avoidance is inconsistent with that Tax Research UK

 


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