Links Jan 8

Public consultation rejects beneficial ownership registry Cayman Compass

Where have all the tax avoiders gone? Mike Lewis’ blog
An overview of the state of the tax avoidance debate

Scale and Consequences of Capital Flight from Africa The Real News

$2 lost for every $1 gained: the single fact that shows how the global financial system fails developing countries Eurodad

No let-up in efforts to bring back Africa’s wealth Gulf News

A New Year’s resolution that could change the world Christian Aid

Italy Introduces Patent Box Tax-News
See also recent blog Patent boxes: progress, or more racing to the bottom?

Authorities raid Buenos Aires HSBC accused of aiding tax evasion MercoPress
See also: Argentina stages massive raid of HSBC The Local

Credit Suisse offices in Milan searched by Italian tax police Reuters

Swiss citizens come clean on undeclared funds following probes Reuters
“A U.S. criminal investigation into how Swiss banks helped wealthy Americans hide their money has had an unexpected side effect: shaking out scores of tax cheats among the Swiss themselves.”

China’s crackdown on tax evasion to impact cross-border transactions South China Morning Post
See also: China Wants Taxes Paid by Citizens Living Afar The New York Times

Singapore updates corporate tax guidelines to better align with West Reuters

Diageo To Settle Korean Tax Evasion Dispute International Business Times


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