Links Apr 24

Shock at Luxembourg’s decision to charge LuxLeaks reporter Reporters Without Borders

Responsible Tax Practice by Companies: A Mapping and Review of Current Proposals ActionAid

Towards a Common African Position on Financing for Development: Governments and Civil Society Debate in Addis Ababa Regions Refocus 2015
See also: Language Map and Civil Society Recommendations emerging from the Africa Regional Consultation on FfD

India Says Only Court Can Decide on Minimum Tax on Investors The Wall Street Journal

India: Government’s will to bring back black money is on test

Brazil lost more than R $ 490 billion due to tax evasion in 2010, including the informal economy  Bahia Negócios (In Portuguese)

In Curbing Transfer Pricing, China Moves Beyond OECD Guidelines China Briefing
Hat tip: Offshore Watch

Unitary Taxation: Tax Base and the Role of Accounting by Prem Sikka and Richard Murphy

Richard Murphy: I hate to say it to Jersey, but I was right all along: you’re going bust Tax Research UK

U.S.: Treasury targets hedge fund tax avoidance The Hill

Nearly $1 Trillion in Off Shore Profits Is in US Banks The Fiscal Times

Goodman Luxembourg firm paid 0.4% tax on profit of €52.6m The Irish Times

Royal Bank of Canada to Contest Tax Charge in Bahamas Probe as Laundering Dropped Bloomberg
See also: Royal Bank of Canada’s Bahama unit caught up in allegations involving billionaire art dealer BNN

The alleged “flash crash” trader used anonymously owned companies Global Witness


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