Links Jul 10

Addis #FFD: An intergovernmental tax body? Uncounted

Financing development: Tax them and they will grow The Economist
“Poor countries need to get better at raising tax, and multinational firms need to get better at paying it”

Building Tax Capacity in Developing Countries – Policy Briefing ICTD / IDS

New mining code to unlock gold revenues for the future of Burkina Faso Publish What You Pay

Grexit? These 7 Greek multinationals have sought tax refuge in The Netherlands Quote

Swiss banks agree US tax evasion deal with Justice Department BBC News

Finance Curse: why a ‘competitive’ financial sector means lower growth Fools’ Gold – rethinking competition

New research by Kevin Farnsworth: the race to the bottom doesn’t stop at zero Fools’ Gold – rethinking competition

#Budget2015 UK corporate tax cuts: No benefits expected? Uncounted

Tax Dodging Bill Campaign: the story so far Christian Aid

UK Chancellor George Osborne’s family reportedly ‘struck a £6m property deal’ with firm based in tax haven The Independent

UK: Has the government taken note of the Fair Tax Mark? Tax Research UK


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