Links Jan 28

The movement to end tax havens is already 100,000 strong and growing Oxfam

Eurodad: European Commission’s Anti Tax Avoidance Package will not stop multinationals dodging taxes
See also Eurodad’s Briefing: An analysis of the European Commission’s Anti-Tax Avoidance Package, and EU clamps down on corporate multi-billion tax avoidance Reuters

Google tax: European Commission to consider tax complaint BBC
See our earlier blog TJN calls on EC to investigate all of the UK’s secret tax deals

Google tax deal heralds global showdown Financial Times video

Margrethe Vestager: the woman prepared to take Google to task over tax The Guardian

Combatting illicit financial flows: Why we need a gender lens rightingfinance

Africa: Trade Secrets – Coca-Cola’s Hidden Formula for Avoiding Taxes allAfrica / Pambazuka News

Brazil Police Widen Petrobras Probe to Offshore Laundering Bloomberg

Swiss-US tax evasion saga: where are we now? swissinfo
See also: ‘Category 2’ Swiss banks handed $1.36bn final bill swissinfo

Australian Taxation Office has stepped up investigations into Australians with Swiss bank accounts The Australian Business Review

Australia: Treasurer Scott Morrison’s tax advisers want public ‘educated’ on low corporate tax Braidwood Times

The National Crime Agency has literally no idea how much money is being laundered in London Business Insider Australia



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