Links Aug 5

Latin American tax clampdown latest threat to Swiss bank accounts Reuters

Rio-2016: The Olympic tax binge Outras Palavras (In Portuguese)

German state shares Swiss bank details swissinfo

Panama Papers: EU Parliament to ask Mossack Fonseca representatives to testify The Parliament Magazine

Why India Must Keep This International Tax Reform On Top Of BRICS Summit Agenda Huffington Post India

South Africa to charge tax on interest-free loans to trusts STEP

How to get vulture funds to pay tax The Irish Times

Belize offshore secrecy ill at ease with UK politics and US authorities The Guardian

Nigeria: Buhari extends anti-corruption fight to multinational companies over tax evasion Daily Post

Greek Tax Evasion Fines Approach EUR1bn Tax-News

India: Shell companies – Putting tax evasion, money laundering under scanner Financial Express

US Shell Companies Aid Crime Groups in Latin America and Beyond Insight Crime

U.S. Chamber sues over rules that discourage companies from moving overseas to avoid taxes The Washington Post

Australia: Lawyers, accountants balk at disclosure rules Australian Financial Review

How The Russians Helped Turn Moldova Into A Hotbed For Money Laundering Forbes

 

 


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