Links Nov 12

Bangladeshi rights groups demand Tax Transparency Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Brazil lower house passes amnesty for unreported offshore assets Reuters

Australia: Senate repeals tax secrecy law after ‘astroturf’ revelations Cootamundra Herald
“It’s a great day for democracy when a sneaky attempt to ensure more secrecy around corporate tax is thrown out” – Mark Zirnsak, TJN Australia

Tax haven makes residency easier for the rich swissinfo
“One rule for the rich and one for the poor”.

The bizarre scheme to transform a remote island into the new Dubai The Guardian
A “citizenship by investment” scheme

Facebook, McDonald’s and Amazon Among 11 Companies to Face EU Tax Grilling Bloomberg

Pfizer’s Tax Dodging Rx: Stash Profits Offshore Americans for Tax Fairness
“up to 75% of Pfizer’s reported taxes may be an accounting fiction”

One Direction Paid At Least £8.2m In UK Corporation Tax Last Year Music Business Worldwide
One Direction paid 1,900 times as much corporation tax as Facebook UK did last year

Unmask the Corrupt Transparency International campaign

UK: Don’t weaken the Freedom of Information Act change.org petition

The design behind a bag for transporting a million dollars in cash, undetected Quartz

New York Fed Tells Canada’s Scotiabank to Fix Anti-Money-Laundering Deficiencies Nasdaq

 

 


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