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Links Nov 26

An uneven playing field: inequality, human rights and taxation inesc
“The Latin American experience shows that progressive tax systems are crucial to reducing inequality.”

EU lawmakers step up pressure to tackle tax dodging Reuters
See also: EP tax investigation: EP president Schulz blocking investigative work Sven Giegold, and Successor to Special Committee on Tax Rulings European Parliament

EU citizens back tougher action on tax avoidance Public Finance International

Luxembourg Goes in for an Image Makeover The New York Times

Links Sep 24

Why dirty money still plagues Switzerland swissinfo
“The problems arise only from the moment the PEP becomes a persona non grata in the eyes of the Swiss government or other international organisations.”

Why the German tax authority is protecting Apple Zeit (In German)
By TJN’s Markus Meinzer

Eurozone heavyweights resume tax offensive on multinational companies Reuters

Tax evasion’s bite, from the ancient world to modern Greece The Wall Street Journal (paywall)
Also, listen to TJN Podcast special edition on Greece here.

Links Sep 7

New FTSE100 survey should boost moves towards corporate tax transparency Christian Aid

International taxation: if the rules of the game were changed? EurActiv (In French)

Paying tax, a patriotic act: South African Revenue Service SABC

Dubai courts Greek shipowners and operators Seatrade Maritime News
“Greek shipowners and managers have been seeking alternatives to their homebase as they face higher tonnage tax, and the phasing out special tax treatment that is enshrined in the Greek constitution, as part of the terms of the third EU bailout for the country.”

Mexico withheld millions in tax refunds from P&G, Unilever, Colgate Reuters

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