Links Jul 8

European Parliament sets the stage for Europe to embrace more corporate fiscal transparency Financial Transparency Coalition
See also: The EU Parliament votes for public country-by-country reporting Tax Research UK

The £93bn handshake: businesses pocket huge subsidies and tax breaks The Guardian

Can Africa fund its own growth? Africa Renewal

Latest news from our sister organisation the Global Alliance for Tax Justice:
Oxfam Africa and the Global Week of Action for #TaxJustice
Ghana: 38 CSOs issue communique on FfD3
Panel discussion: Tax Competition’s Impact on Developing Countries
What happened during the Global Week of Action in Latin America?

Latest posts from Fools’ Gold – rethinking competition:
Labour standards and the race to the bottom
Admati and Hellwig: global finance is not an Olympic competition

Levelling up: ensuring a fairer share of corporate tax for developing countries ActionAid

St Lucia government pressed on economic citizenship proposal zizonline

Greece ‘wants tax assets hidden in Swiss banks‘ The Local

Why Greece’s ships could sink its tax plan CNBC

The EU’s banks do seem to be shifting profits for tax Tax Research UK

The anatomy of a campaign: tax justice, ActionAid The Guardian

The Big Heist: Canada continues to let billions leave the country tax free Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives


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