Links Dec 8

Corporate tax cuts don’t work Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs

ICIJ calls for immediate release of arrested Azeri reporter Khadija Ismayilova #FreeKhadija
See also: Prominent Azerbaijani Journalist Sent To Two-Month Pretrial Detention Radio Free Europe, and recent Interview with Ms Khadija Ismayilova, Council of Europe

Luxembourg Braces for New Wave of Tax-Deal Revelations Bloomberg

Luxembourg’s secret tax deals exacerbate eurozone crisis Al Jazeera

LuxLeaks: Luxembourg Parliament to “take closer look” at rulings system Luxemburger Wort

Day in a Fiscal Paradise: Chasing Letterbox Leads in Luxembourg ICIJ

Australia: Tax advocates rally behind disclosure rules The Sydney Morning Herald

Country-by-country reporting ‘inevitable’ Tax Research UK

Facebook paid corporate tax of €2.3m as revenue hit €3bn Irish Independent
See also: Facebook accused of refusing to listen to ‘voice of public opinion’ The Guardian

UK Chancellor George Osborne accused of giving tax breaks to Tories’ oil industry donors The Guardian

U.S.: The Story Behind the Story of Those Huge Corporate Tax Cuts Bill Moyers / Citizens for Tax Justice

Belgium promotes ‘unique’ tax avoidance De Standaard (In Dutch)

Christmas has come early for dodgy lawyers Tax Research UK

 


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