Links Feb 2

Obama planning to tax US firms’ foreign profits in blow to Ireland Irish Independent
See also: It’s time to smell the coffee and start cooperating on international tax Tax Research UK

Companies debate merits of ‘fair tax’ kitemark Financial Times (paywall)
“For the UK’s second-largest energy supplier, tax is not just a cost; it has also become a marketing tool.”

Trusts in Portugal to be taxed for first time International Adviser

Portugal Steps Up Fight Against Tax Evasion Tax-News

China’s latest corruption probe could spell trouble for the global banking industry Quartz

Switzerland remains offshore wealth magnet swissinfo

How Facebook Dodges $1.87 Billion in Taxes: Facebook’s Record-Setting Stock-Option Tax Break Citizens for Tax Justice

Five ways Vodafone fudged its global tax report ZDNet

NFL gets billions in subsidies from U.S. taxpayers CNN Money



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