Links Jan 21

Revenue foregone through tax treaties in context Martin Hearson’s Blog
Read more on Tax Treaties here.

MEPs want companies tax dodges repaid into EU budget euobserver
See also: MEPs Say State Aid Probe ‘Windfall’ Should Be Divvied Up Tax-News

Greater tax transparency: Interview with Margrethe Vestager, EU Commissioner for competition ARD
Short video, with statement of support for country-by-country reporting

Apple’s Tim Cook meets EU competition chief as Irish tax decision looms The Irish Times

iTax – Apple’s International Tax Structure and the Double Non-Taxation Issue Social Science Research Network

Tax evasion impacts country credit ratings and lending costs says new study Science Daily
Hat tip: Offshore Watch  

Swiss sign ‘FATCA on steroids’ deals with Crown dependencies International Adviser

San Marino picks former World Bank adviser to help clean up tax haven Reuters

FIFA scandal: Swimming with the fish. Arrested Swiss banker could open a new can of worms Inside World Football
See also: Grondona’s Swiss banker ‘helping FBI’ in its FIFAGate corruption case

You can make a difference to tax in your town: sign the Fair Tax Pledge Tax Research UK

Proposed Pfizer deal shows tax inversions will continue, despite US plans to stop ‘corporate deserters’ International Bar Association

How to Reform the Economy of the 1 Percent Time
By Gabriel Zucman

Norwegian police drop Transocean tax fraud appeal Energy Voice



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