Links Dec 15

Regional Week of Action in Latin America! Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Measuring illicit flows in the SDGs Uncounted

Why would an international tax lawyer join Oxfam? The Politics of Poverty

National Tax Justice Youth Film Festival Tax Justice Coalition Pakistan

Tackling corporate tax avoidance is an alternative to EU austerity The Guardian
By Richard Murphy  

Cayman: Central public register may be inevitable Cayman News Service

Vatican Praised for Efforts to Combat Money-Laundering abc news
But, questioned why no one has yet been indicted despite having 25 money-laundering investigations open.

A Mansion, a Shell Company and Resentment in Bel Air The New York Times

Swiss examine 133 suspicious transactions linked to 2018 and 2022 World Cups Reuters

Greek prosecutors investigating tax evaders raid UBS office Reuters

Switzerland: New tax breaks to replace special status swissinfo
See also: a report in La Liberté here (In French).

Australian Taxation Office to unveil large business hit list, clamps down on Singapore hubs The Sydney Morning Herald

Backing for the Fair Tax Mark in the EU Parliament Tax Research UK

UK: Starbucks pays £8m in tax as profits surge BBC



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