Links Aug 21

European Commission: Public consultation on further corporate tax transparency
All citizens, organisations and public authorities are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Deadline is 09.09.2015

Why the Retreat of Foreign Investment From Africa Means Less Looting counterpunch

South Africa: HSBC: the fury mounts Financial Mail
“Those accused of illicitly stashing their wealth with HSBC’s Swiss arm at the expense of the SA Revenue Service (Sars) began receiving letters of demand this week.”

Nicaragua charges Fifa official with corruption The Local

Australia: Corporate tax avoidance could become a whole lot easier The Sydney Morning Herald

Australia -Federal government suppliers need to state tax status: Senate committee ZD Net
“A parliamentary report has recommended the federal government make companies competing for government contracts say where they are taxed, as well as naming and shaming corporate tax dodgers.”

Incentivizing Integrity In Banks Is More Than Just Paying Some Fines Transparency International

Switzerland: Innovation tax breaks “key to attracting companies” swissinfo

Switzerland – NGOs: Not enough done to regulate commodities swissinfo

VICE News: “Why Pay Your Taxes?” naked capitalism

HMRC: The Taxman Cometh Financial Times (Paywall)
“UK authorities vowing crackdown on tax dodgers to prove system does not favour the rich and famous”



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