Links Jan 6

The economic crisis impacting Jersey, one of the oldest tax havens in the world BBC Mundo (In Spanish)
See also our recent blog Jersey: the fall of a Finance-Cursed tax haven 

Cayman Financial Services Minister: Tax dodgers beware Cayman Reporter

Tax avoidance hits the poorest hardest The Guardian

Texas businessman Sam Wyly faces $2 billion tax trial Reuters

Tax fraud trial to lift lid on Wildenstein art-dealing dynasty The Guardian
“Members of wealthy family known for collection of old masters are accused of hiding hundreds of millions of euros from French authorities”. See also: Art dealer ‘Hid Fortune In Bahamas’ Tribune242

After public pressure, anonymous owner of Nevada’s largest paper comes forward Financial Transparency Coalition

HSBC’s Swiss unit facing German tax probe Yahoo Finance

Credit Suisse”s Tardiness Likely to Extend Monitor”s Sojourn Nasdaq

Apple’s €318m tax deal may affect other multinationals in EU The Irish Times
“Tim Cook dismissed criticism of company’s overseas tax policy as ‘political crap’”. See also our earlier blog Apple CEO Tim Cook: wilfully not understanding tax 

As Offshore Banks Agree To U.S. Tax Evasion Deal, Account Holders Must Deal With IRS Forbes

Viacom Accused of Hiding Mutant Ninja Revenue in Netherlands Bloomberg

 

 


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