Links Oct 28

Tax Haven Free Zones in Spain Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Aggressive tax avoidance raises risks for investors Financial Times (subscription)

Is the Kenya Revenue Authority finally finding its feet on fighting tax evasion? Standard Media

EY Created Facebook’s Tax Plan. And Lo, It Was Good, Declared EY Bloomberg Businessweek
Potential conflict seen in Big 4 accounting firms’ review of their own tax work. Big firms are giving tax advice, and then auditing it.

Google executives met Indonesian officials to negotiate tax bill Reuters

Apple expects to offset €13bn Irish tax bill by paying less in US The Irish Times
‘Tech giant’s latest filings likely to raise tensions between US and European Commission’

EU Commission may examine 300 more Irish tax rulings The Irish Times
See also: EU’s tax chief Pierre Moscovici urges ‘serene’ Irish response to tax plan Irish Examiner

Italy judge agrees tax probe settlement with head of Apple’s Irish unit Reuters

Tax Havens’ New Moves Are Welcome But Much More Is Needed, Says Christian Aid

UBS Can Fight Giving Up French Client Details, Court Says Bloomberg

Dutch Unlikely to Budge on Calls for Tougher Letterbox Company Rules Bloomberg BNA

Panama leaks an issue of transparency: IMF chief The Nation

U.S.: IRS Expands Offshore Tax Avoidance Efforts Past Switzerland Bloomberg BNA

Where is the place in the world where the Big 4 seem most over-represented based on the number of people in the local population? Tax Research UK

 

 


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