Links Dec 5

EU parliament studies tax avoidance in member states Luxemburger Wort
See also: Pro-Juncker coalition blocks committee of inquiry on Luxleaks EurActiv, and Juncker’s Sound of Silence Project Syndicate

Malta should brace itself for tax haven clampdown Malta Today

India must show valid proof for tax fraud probe: Swiss Envoy Economic Times
Therefore, India is supposed to come up with evidence of err…, secret accounts.

India: Finance Minister for more global cooperation to check tax evasion, smuggling The Tribune

Pakistan: Tax evasion and legislators Business Recorder

China’s Tax Authority Targets Income of Foreigners, Wealthy Chinese The Wall Street Journal

Argentina: “With evaded funds in a single tax period, we could pay 27 years of the national vaccination programme” TJN Latin America & Caribbean (In Spanish)

Argentina: Procter & Gamble paid a penalty of US$51 million for tax fraud TJN Latin America & Caribbean (In Spanish)

Live Q&A: how can Africa’s natural resources benefit all citizens? The Guardian

International Approval For Patent Box Changes Tax-News
See also recent blog: Patent boxes: progress, or more racing to the bottom?

What makes a corporate tax conservative? Depends on where you’re standing. Quartz
See also: Osborne Takes Aim at Multinationals Moving Profits Out of U.K. Bloomberg, and earlier blog UK’s proposed “Google Tax”: jumping the gun?

Russia: Tax moratorium, western sanctions to facilitate Putin’s offshore amnesty — experts TASS
See also: Putin offers amnesty for money coming back to Russia RT


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