Links Sep 11

Greens call for stronger recommendations to fight corporate tax avoidance in Europe The Greens / European Free Alliance in the European Parliament

Transparency & the State of the Union Transparency International
On Jean-Claude Juncker giving his first annual ‘State of the European Union’ address

West Africa is generous, we give away our lunch and starve ActionAid

There can be no development without taxation or taxation without democracy TJN Latin America & Caribbean (In Spanish)

Canada: Tax Schemes of the Rich and Infamous Canadians for Tax Fairness
See also: KPMG offshore ‘sham’ deceived tax authorities, Canada Revenue Agency alleges CBC

China says Apple unit underpaid $71 million in tax in 2013 Reuters

Antigua-Barbuda takes protest over tax haven listing to Capitol Hill Caribbean News Now
See also our blog “We are not a tax haven.” They all say that, and check out Antigua & Barbuda on the Financial Secrecy Index, weighing towards the top end of the secrecy scale.

Nearly US$100 Billion Flowed Illegally through Myanmar from 1960 to 2013, Finds New GFI Report Global Financial Integrity

Bill Black: Now the U.S. Justice Department Admits They Got it Wrong naked capitalism



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