Links Oct 7

Dirty Money UK BBC Radio 4

More taxes will help fight inequality: economist BusinessTech
Piketty “promotes wealth redistribution as key to development”. See also Piketty’s address to the 2015 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

EU agrees greater transparency on tax deals after LuxLeaks scandal Luxemburger Wort
See also: Eurodad press statement on EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council negotiation about cross-border rulings Eurodad, and E.U. to Force Members to Share Data on Multinationals’ Tax Deals The New York Times

Jeannot Krecke report: Juncker warned about Luxembourg tax deals in 1997 Luxemburger Wort

Australian Tax Office widens its multinational tax avoidance net to 80 companies The Sydney Morning Herald
See also: An assessment of the G20/ OECD BEPS outcomes: Failing to reach its objectives Eurodad, and our earlier blog Press release: OECD’s BEPS proposals will not be the end of tax avoidance by multinationals

Sri Lanka promises ‘no questions’ if Swiss bank cash brought back Yahoo News

Africa: pumping up the tax volume Public Finance International

How much South African cash is ‘hidden’ in Swiss banks BusinessTech / News24Wire

Equivalent Of 1.3 Pct Of Egypt’s GDP In Secret Swiss Bank Accounts [Report] ValueWalk

Switzerland to publish first list of dormant assets in December The Economic Times

Tax office asks Swiss banks about Dutch savers DutchNews.nl

Why the Competitiveness Agenda is likely to mean slower growth Fools’ Gold – rethinking competition

 

 


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