Delayed European Parliament vote crucial for corporate transparency Eurodad
See also: Time for action on financial transparency euobserver
See also: No more delays for FATCA, says IRS STEP
Greek-Swiss tax deal remains elusive Reuters
Is Switzerland retreating on Rubik?
Obama Tax Rhetoric on Offshore Profit Falls Shy of Action Bloomberg
See also: U.S.: Has the Tax Code Been Used to Reduce Inequality During the Obama Years? Not Really. Citizens for Tax Justice
TJN has previously challenged the prevailing discourse on corruption; and we have taken particular issue with Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which looks at corruption through a highly distorted prism.
February 4, 2014
- Philippine Economy Loses US$132.9 Billion in Illicit Financial Outflows from Crime, Corruption, Tax Evasion over 52-Year Period; US$277.6 Billion Transferred Illegally into the Philippines
- Smuggling through Trade Misinvoicing Cost Philippine Taxpayers at Least US$23 Billion in Customs Revenue since 1990
- 25% of Value of All Goods Imported into Philippines Goes Unreported to Customs Officials
Today’s edition of the Jersey Evening Post leads with an article headed ‘Official: Why food costs so much more in Jersey’. Food prices, according to a new study, are one third higher than in the UK. Worse, once taxes and duties are excluded, the difference rises to 50 percent.