Links Mar 11

The Levin Center is official — at the Wayne State University School of Law Detroit Free Press
Levin himself will teach classes, beginning this fall with a course on tax policy, its effects on society and, as Levin put it, “how tax avoidance activities have punched a hole in our income tax system.”

U.S. Treasury Urged to Scrutinize Foreign Real Estate Buyers for Money-Laundering Risk New York Times

What are the biggest French banks doing in tax havens? Eurodad

The Tax Illusion: Too many shadows in the taxation of corporations Eurodad / Intermón Oxfam

Anti-avoidance powers to hunt multinationals ‘ineffective’: Australian Taxation Office The Sydney Morning Herald

Barbados Government moving to close loopholes on tax evasion Jamaica Observer

HSBC chief admits his tax affairs ‘further damaged bank’s reputation’ The Guardian

Lord Green headed HSBC at the height of its wrongdoing. He must face MPs The Guardian

Margaret Hodge, the Public Accounts Committee and HSBC: questions needing answering Tax ResearchUK

Tax avoidance: Companies behaving badly? European CEO

The UK’s Ten Billion Pound Sized Tax Lie Waiting for Godot

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