Links Apr 14

What the Panama Papers Mean for Global Development Inter Press Service

The Panama Papers: Working Towards A Solution Huffington Post Canada
Cites @nickshaxson‘s book Treasure Islands: Tax Havens And The Men Who Stole The World 

Broken at the top: How America’s dysfunctional tax system costs billions in corporate tax dodging Oxfam
See also: US corporations have $1.4tn hidden in tax havens, claims Oxfam report The Guardian

Why no one is talking about Hong Kong’s dirty money problem South China Morning Post

EC tax transparency proposal leaves most of world in the dark Global Alliance for Tax Justice
See also our earlier blog: Press release: Tax Justice Network responds to European Commission proposals for public country-by-country reporting

Tax avoidance/Panama Leaks: EU Parliament inquiry green light; robust mandate must follow Sven Giegold

Stop money laundering in Germany! Petition launched by Compact TJN Germany blog (In German)

Germany forwards Swiss bank account data to 27 countries for tax checks Reuters

Norway’s top bank apologizes after tax evasion leak The Local

Dutch MPs want inquiry on Panama Papers, tax evasion nltimes

86 people on ‘Lagarde List’ have been sent tax notices Cyprus Mail

Succession of amnesties the real issue in US tax dodges The Irish Times



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