Links Aug 6

Joseph Stiglitz: America is on the wrong side of history The Guardian
“The US has become an obstacle to reshaping international laws for tax, debt and finance”

Luxembourg’s Euro Note Love Affair Raises Eyebrows Over Taxes Bloomberg

Debt-Ridden Puerto Rico Plans to Become Tax Haven to Attract US Wealth Sputnik International
See also: Why Puerto Rico attracts billionaires despite economic woes KSPR / CNN

Former Russian minister in Swiss money-laundering probe swissinfo

Ukraine: Tax police under State Fiscal Service to be replaced with financial investigation service – Yatseniuk interfax

Italy police check 59,000 people for San Marino tax evasion Reuters

Ingenious film investors lose human rights challenge over upfront tax The Guardian

UK: Who Collects Our Taxes and Why It Matters Huffington Post
Article by Richard Murphy

UK: HMRC wins £45 million in Santander subsidiary tax avoidance case citywire – Wealth Manager

U.S.: Appeals Court Gives Billionaire Shot At $300 Million In Tax Shelter Losses Forbes



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