Links Sep 7

New FTSE100 survey should boost moves towards corporate tax transparency Christian Aid

International taxation: if the rules of the game were changed? EurActiv (In French)

Paying tax, a patriotic act: South African Revenue Service SABC

Dubai courts Greek shipowners and operators Seatrade Maritime News
“Greek shipowners and managers have been seeking alternatives to their homebase as they face higher tonnage tax, and the phasing out special tax treatment that is enshrined in the Greek constitution, as part of the terms of the third EU bailout for the country.”

Mexico withheld millions in tax refunds from P&G, Unilever, Colgate Reuters

For India, no easy options to retrieve ‘black’ money Gulf News
“With a key deadline looming, the wealthy get innovative in parking funds abroad”

Guatemalan ex-President Otto Pérez Molina denies participating in network of tax evasion and corruption 20 minutes (In Spanish)

Transfer Pricing Structures used for avoiding taxes and profit shifting TJN Latin America & Caribbean

Babylon 2008 – The City of London in Crisis Stephen McLaren Photography
Photographic narrative. See also our recent blog The Heavens: a photographic exploration of tax havens

Wales: National Assembly landlord is a shadowy offshore company charging rent of £2m per annum Wales Online

 

 


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