Links Sep 16

Al Jazeera Investigates: Stealing Paradise
Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit has uncovered corruption in the Maldives. Secretly filmed interviews describe how men on mopeds carried millions in cash to the Maldives’ political elite.

Gender & Tax, from a union perspective Global Alliance for Tax Justice

UK overseas territories could be affected by EU tax crackdown The Guardian
“Jersey, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands among possible targets for economic sanctions after being included on low corporation tax scorecard’

Campaign: Level the Digital Playing Field! Canadians for Tax Fairness
See also: Google Searched For (And Found) The Perfect Tax Havens Huffington Post

Apple pays $118m tax fine for underreporting income in Japan The Independent

Deutsche Bank’s $10-Billion Scandal – How a scheme to help Russians secretly funnel money offshore unravelled The NewYorker

Singapore banks report tax amnesty Indonesians to police Reuters

Taiwan slaps ban, fine on bank linked to Panama Papers France 24

Inside the Tax-Avoidance Racket of “Wealth Management” In These Times

Ikea on EU Radar as Vestager Looks Beyond Apple’s Tax Billions Bloomberg

Shamed ex-minister implicates former French PM in tax fraud case France 24
See also: French Tax Fraud Trial Portrays Example of ‘World Plague’ ABC News

Swiss Supreme Court rules bank data can be sent to Dutch Reuters

The superstar company: A giant problem The Economist
“Paying tax seems to be unavoidable for individuals but optional for firms”

Apple tax row raises $2.1 trillion question for FX traders Reuters

 

 


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