Links Oct 15

In Norway, Everyone’s Income Is Public—and So Is Tax Paid The Atlantic

Big Data and Tax Haven Secrecy Social Science Research Network
“… how tax haven secrecy enables elites in non-democratic countries to transfer their monies for ultimate investment in stable democratic countries.” Via TaxProf Blog.

Ireland, Accused of Giving Tax Breaks to Multinationals, Plans an Even Lower Rate The New York Times
See also: Tech giants, stay in Ireland and pay even less in corporate tax Quartz, and EU tax: Brussels set for multinational crackdown Financial Times (paywall)

EU to rule Starbucks, Fiat tax deals illegal state aid – sources Reuters
See also: Starbucks, Fiat Decisions Seen in First Wave of EU Tax Cases Bloomberg

Revealed: how AstraZeneca avoids paying UK corporation tax The Guardian
See also The Offshore Wrapper

PM tells business leaders to keep money in Bangladesh, not in Swiss banks

Dozen FIFA officials had accounts at Julius Baer Reuters

Australia PM’s ‘tax haven’ investments under microscope Yahoo 7 News

1 percent of the world’s people control 50 percent of its wealth Vox



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