Links Jul 5

Poverty amidst plenty: How Africans are robbed of benefits of mineral wealth Pambazuka News

Zambia’s New Mining Tax Regime May Fail the Test of Time National Resource Governance Institute

Rich landowners are reaping billions from a tax loophole meant to benefit India’s poor farmers Bloomberg

UK chancellor George Osborne looks at corporation tax cut to attract overseas investors The Guardian
Read about Tax Wars here. See also our earlier blog Anti-tax, anti-regulation sirens already emerging after Brexit

UK ‘parking its tanks on Ireland’s lawn’ with corporation tax plan The Irish Times

Spread of international cooperation needed to close loopholes of tax evasion The Japan News

Discover Which Corporations are the Biggest Regulatory Violators Throughout the United States Good Jobs First

Pakistan PM under pressure after Panama Papers leaks: Imran The Nation

Panama Papers reveal yet another secretive aspect of hedge funds McClatchyDC

How the Hedge Fund Billionaires Get Away With Obscene Tax Avoidance Alternet

UBS ordered to provide France with tax information Reuters

French billionaire senator ‘hid €31 million in tax havens’ The Local

Why do Google’s offices keep getting raided in Europe? Christian Science Monitor

A Strike Against Tax Dodging FACT Coalition
See also our earlier blog Two new transparency advances, in UK and US

UK: Sir Philip Green’s wife tells MPs she likes offshore tax havens for their ‘strong regulatory regimes’ The Mirror

 


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