Links Nov 17

Tough debate with multinational companies on corporate tax practices European Parliament News

Facebook, Google Quizzed by EU Lawmakers on Dutch Sandwich Deals Bloomberg

UK sets out beneficial ownership register demands on territories STEP
The demands stop short of a public central register

Investigating corporate tax affairs in Kenya Thomson Reuters

Rwanda taxman, MTN in discussion over Rwf9b tax dispute The East African
See also our recent blog Finance Uncovered: how Africa’s biggest cell phone firm shifts billions offshore

Africa ‘losing 60 bn euros a year in tax evasion’: Senegal’s Sall YahooNews

Here are some highlights of media coverage on “Still Broken: major new report on global corporate tax cheating”:

US corporations avoid an estimated $2 billion tax every year in Australia: report The Sydney Morning Herald

Countries profiting from tax dodging Sueddeutsche Zeitung (In German)

Multinationals hiding more than half a trillion from G20 tax collectors The Register

Tax Scams By US Corporate Giants Hit The Poor Hardest” Morning Star

Canada to join G20 effort to limit ‘profit shifting’ by multinationals The Global and Mail

Report: Canada among biggest G20 losers in tax evasion iPolitics

Multinationals hiding billions, says report Delano

Tax evasion: Corporations engage in massive profit shifting Der Spiegel (In German)

Tax evasion by U.S. multinationals causes loss of $500-700 billions for G20 countries. And for France …. L’Obs (In French)

Tax evasion causes G20 countries to lose of $500-700 billions, and hurts the poorest countries the worst L’Humanité (In French)

Tax dodging: before the G20, France sounds the “end of game-playing” La Tribune (In French)

U.S. is not only country where companies don’t pay their fair share” Teamster Nation Blog

Africa: Follow the Money allAfrica / AfricaFocus

U.S. missing out to corporate tax havens CNN

3.489 trillion Krone – at least – was moved to tax havens in a single year Politiken (In Danish)

G20 Summit in Antalya: Tax dodging by multinationals must end Berliner Zeitung (In German)

OECD warns G20 that growth based on inequality is unsustainable La Vanguardia (In Spanish)

 

 


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