Links Jun 17

African Governments Should Harness Taxation Opportunities To Improve Investment In Children TJN – Africa

The Panama Papers – what they mean and why they are important for Africa Financial Transparency Coalition

India: Here’s What PM Modi Can And Cannot Do About Offshore Black Money Huffington Post India

Democracy: What does it have to do with a fair taxation system? Financial Transparency Coalition

Panama Papers wins top honor at Data Journalism Awards ICIJ

Fast action on tax havens needed now The Age

Press Release: Please help reveal the truth about tax, Christian Aid urges MPs

Digging for the missing $15 billion of diamond revenue in Zimbabwe Publish What You Pay

I pay my fair share of tax, so why don’t multinationals? ActionAid UK

Microsoft’s New Plan to Avoid $9 Billion in Taxes Citizens for Tax Justice

Apple Tax Probe Verdict May Come in July, Ireland’s Noonan Says Bloomberg

Montenegro Piles Pressure on Tax Dodging Firms Balkan Insight
“Montenegrin institutions are under pressure to recover around 230 million euros in unpaid taxes from companies seen as close to the ruling elites.”

South Korea’s tax authority probing 36 wealthy for tax-dodging scam pulse

No place for accountants to hide Tax Research UK

Deals Canada signed to catch tax cheats give companies a legal loophole CBC



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