Links Feb 29

Tackle Tax Evasion to Fuel Africa’s Development allAfrica / The Point (Banjul)

Bangladesh: MNCs abuse relaxed taxation to deprive government of crucial revenue Dhaka Tribune

India To Introduce Patent Box Regime, Country-by-Country Reporting Tax-News

Pakistan: Government can negotiate with Swiss banks to bring back wealth, says Swiss envoy Business Recorder

Rogue Wealth Manager: Billionaire Georgian Oligarch’s complaint raises liability issue swissinfo
Former Prime Minister of Georgia lodges legal complaints against Credit Suisse and bank employee

UK Government hands Facebook 113 TIMES more cash for adverts than social media company pays in taxes The Sun
Cites TJN director John Christensen

Tax paid by FTSE 100 firms ‘falls by nearly a quarter since 2010’ The Guardian
See also: Corporation tax cuts have failed the UK Tax Research UK

Announcing the Bank Whistleblowers United Initial Initiatives New Economic Perspectives

Thorstein Veblen: The Thinker Who Saw Through the Competitiveness Agenda Fools’ Gold – rethinking competition

UK’s NHS: Rules preventing tax-avoiding companies from securing health care contracts scrapped The Independent

EU Rebuts U.S. Bias Claims Amid Apple Tax Deal Investigation Bloomberg

Sweetheart tax deals trending in the EU Eurodad

Greece Continues to Have a Serious Tax Evasion Problem Greek Reporter

Dirty money: Australia’s missing $100 bills in hands of criminals, tax cheats, expert warns abc news
See See our earlier blog Big bills: let’s recall them all 

Why Donald Trump Might Be Really Afraid to Release His Taxes Law Newz
See also (from July 2012): Where the Money Lives, Vanity Fair, Nicholas Shaxson’s investigation into Mitt Romney’s tax affairs and offshore dealings.



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