Links – Jan 26

Luxembourg Charges Second Ex-PwC Employee Over Tax Leaks Bloomberg
See also recent blogs Will Antoine Deltour become a prisoner of conscience? and Tax haven whistleblowers: where are the human rights organisations?

Davos is starting to get it – inequality is the root cause of stagnation The Guardian

Zambia’s new president says to keep mineral tax despite mine closure fears Reuters

Zimbabwe’s inequality levels unsustainable The Standard

India: ‘Black money has shifted to other destinations’ The Hindu
However, see also: Modi government planning financial centres within special economic zones The Economic Times, and see our page on Tax Wars here.

Art world’s shady dealings under scrutiny at Davos Financial Times (paywall)
Nouriel Roubini: “Art is used for tax avoidance and evasion …correct it or it will be undermined overtime”

How Yahoo Might Sell Billions in Alibaba Stock and Pay No Taxes Bloomberg

Greece: The real challenge facing Syriza is beating tax abuse Tax Research UK

The Business Case for Ending Anonymous Companies Global Witness
See also: How Do You Expose An Anonymous Company? TED Radio Hour

Footballers who once earned millions face penury over tax demands The Guardian

Bill Gates: ‘US should pay more tax’ BBC

The Target Syndrome: CEO Tax Breaks Cost Us All Canadians for Tax Fairness

The great Canadian tax debate: it’s time The Telegram
“Taxes are all about values. They are how we build a better society.”



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