Links Nov 11

Gender and Tax in Africa Workshop, Accra, 9-11 November 2016 International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD)
(Includes links to presentations)

Trump and Taxes Bloomberg Gadfly
‘International cooperation is needed to avoid sparking tax wars’. See TJN comment on tax wars here.

Whistleblower protection: What must be done? 15 November 2016 – A GUE/NGL Conference
See also: Film Festival on Whistleblowers- in Brussels 12 & 13 November GUE/NGL Investigates the Panama Papers

Dublin Appeals $14.3 Billion Tax Charge Against Apple The New York Times

New government proposals against tax evasion – positive despite loopholes TJN Germany Blog (In German)

Argentina: Warning of risks in the programme for bringing back offshore assets TJN Latin America & Caribbean (In Spanish)

Analysing the impact of tax incentives in Central America TJN Latin America & Caribbean(In Spanish)

U.K. Should Extend Tax Offenses Bill to its Territories Bloomberg BNA

Fair Tax can help small and medium businesses stand out Fair Tax Mark

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn must pay 75,000 euros in back taxes says Luxembourg court Luxemburger Wort

Cayman stays on top of offshore merger deals Cayman News Service

BVI Premier in UK; insists on high-level talks BVA News
Concerned about BVI financial services industry regarding Brexit

Scotland: Bid for talks to stop gangsters’ zero-tax firms Herald Scotland
‘Britain’s security minister has signalled he is ready to look at ways of closing a legal loophole which has turned an obscure kind of Scottish firm into a vehicle for global money-laundering and tax evasion.’

London Calling BBC Radio 4
‘With the Government claiming to lead the way in plans to crack down on global corruption, how come so little is being done in Britain to tackle the vast sums of money allegedly laundered through the UK by corrupt foreign officials and international crime gangs?’



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