OECD takes aim at tax anomalies across borders Irish Examiner
OECD head Ángel Gurría said: “… the options are simple: If you cannot tax the big guys you are left with the little guys and middle class to tax, and even if you tax them up to their noses, it won’t be enough. And then politics becomes impossible.”
From the ICIJ:
“The British Virgin Islands have never been accused of taking financial secrecy lightly. But last week, members of the BVI legislature took a step toward raising the territory’s noted secrecy protections to new heights.
New OECD report on automatic information exchange: will developing countries be left out?
“The Jersey oligarchs and their protectors in London think that they can do what no corrupt regime around the world had been able to do – and keep embarrassing exposures about them off the world wide web.” See also our recent blog Big Newsweek exposé on human rights abuses in tax haven Jersey