Links Jun 12

Global Week of Action: the Campaign Toolkit is ready! Global Alliance for Tax Justice
See also earlier blog Join the Global Week of Action for #TaxJustice, June 16-23

World Bank Shifting Policies To Disclose The Real Owners Of Contract Winners Global Witness
See also: 107 groups urge World Bank to end corporate anonymity in public procurement The FCPA Blog

Africa: Tax Justice and Inequality allAfrica

Coming soon: Stop the Bleeding Campaign to end illicit financial flows from Africa Global Alliance for Tax Justice

South Africa tax team recommends review of gold mining tax Mining Weekly / Reuters

Towards a Fair and Just Fiscal Policy in Pakistan Oxfam GB / Eurodad

When is a house not a home? When it’s a tax-efficient financial instrument The Guardian

EU tax probes on Apple, Amazon, Starbucks at advanced stage: European Commission Reuters

EU ‘orders’ Estonia and Poland to disclose tax deals euobserver

Spanish king strips sister of duchess title amid tax evasion scandal The Guardian

Swiss attitude to corruption has ‘changed considerably’ swissinfo

‘It is patriotic to pay tax’ Moneyweb

Three charts that show Iceland’s economy recovered after it imprisoned bankers and let banks go bust – instead of bailing them out The Independent

 

 


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