Links Sep 3

Argentina Tells HSBC to Remove CEO in Tax Evasion Dispute Bloomberg

Tax Evasion: Argentine Tax Authority Recruits Whistleblowers Falciani and Gibaud La Trbune (In French)
See article linked earlier on the Falciani trial in Switzerland, and our recent guest blog How Switzerland corrupted its courts to nail Rudolf Elmer

U.S. Tax Whistleblower Receives $11.6 Million Dollar Award Whistleblowers Protection Blog

International meeting for tax policy for development in Guatemala Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Member states stonewall European Parliament tax probe EU Observer
See also: Tax scandal probe hit by EU refusal to hand over documents to MEPs The Independent

Ireland: Multinationals ‘exaggerated’ research activity to lower tax bills The Irish Times

Schroders’ Swiss Bank Pays $10.4 Million in Deal With U.S. Bloomberg

Swiss freeze millions amid Malaysian 1MDB fund probe Reuters
See also: Assets climb, jobs fall in Swiss banking sector swissinfo – assets include “strong wealth inflows from Asia”

BVI: Pay up voluntarily, Inland Revenue Department says ahead of campaign BVI News
BVI Inland Revenue Department rebrands itself to get local people to pay their taxes.

International accounting standards do not meet the requirements of UK law Tax Research UK


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