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#TaxJustice for #Public Services campaign takes off Global Alliance for Tax Justice
See also: videos from PSI Tax and Workers and The Dodgy Tax-Haven Sandwich

Tax bargains in unlikely places: The politics of Zambian mining taxes CMI

Over 15,000 Indian companies made profits in 2015-16 but paid no tax. Here’s why Hindustan Times

Can India gain from Swiss bank black money information? Very little The Economic Times

The super-rich are different: they pay less tax The Economist
‘The Swiss leaks and Panama papers open a window on the tax-dodger’s world’

U.S. Hunts Swiss Bank «Leavers» finews Asia
‘The U.S. is reviving its attack on tax evaders to find out where clients with Swiss bank accounts fled’

Investment and Trade in Services: The Outsized Role of Holdings and Intra-Firm Services UNCTAD

Five Steps to Fight Kleptocracy, and Raising the Corporate Veil – on ‘the U.S.’s transformation into a global offshore haven’ Kleptocracy Initiative

U.K. Probing Whether Ukraine’s Ex-Tax Chief May Stand Trial In Britain Radio Free Europe – Radio Liberty

Honest Accounts 2017: How the world profits from Africa’s wealth Jubilee Debt Campaign

How to stop dirty money coming into London properties Global Witness

Swiss banker admits paying millions in bribes to Fifa executive Julio Grondona The Guardian

Senior Barclays bankers charged with fraud over credit crunch fundraisingThe Guardian
‘Bank, ex-chief executive and three others accused, marking first time any top bankers have faced charges over financial crisis’

Son of President of Equatorial Guinea on Trial in Paris for Embezzlement OCCRP

Leonardo DiCaprio Returns Birthday Gifts Amid Money Laundering Probe OCCRP
‘The US Department of Justice suspects that the co-founder of the production company behind several blockbusters, including “The Wolf of Wall Street,” may have helped the Malaysian prime minister steal US$ 4.5 billion from the southeast Asian country’s economic development and foreign investment fund between 2009 and 2015.’



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