Links Jan 11

Uncounted: Power, inequalities and the post-2015 data revolution

Africa: Is Responsible Tax Behaviour the Next Frontier of CSR? allAfrica / Institute of Development Studies

Belgium’s $763 Million Tax Loophole Shut in EU Payback Order Bloomberg
See also:In wake of Luxleaks – EU says Belgium’s tax breaks for multinationals are illegal Luxemburger Wort

EU competition commissioner: We should thank the Luxleaks whistleblowers EurActiv

“A Leak in Paradise” – documentary film on Swiss whistleblower Rudolf Elmer

Indonesia: Illicit Financial Flows and Tax Crime in Mining Sector Publish What You Pay
A report from October/November 2015

King of Spain’s sister appears in court to face tax evasion charges The Guardian

Tax avoidance impoverishes us all. Fighting it requires challenging the powerful The Guardian

Playing games with the taxman The Hindu

Germany Helps Greece Hunt Tax Evaders Handelsblatt

Eric Sarasin Settles Tax Dispute With Prosecutors in Germany swissinfo



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