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Links Feb 22

EU agrees new rules to tackle multinationals tax avoidance The Guardian
Don’t bank on the EU to create a reliable list of tax havens, TJN’s Financial Secrecy Index is more credible. See also: EU finance minister meeting: Blacklist is whitewashing tax havens Sven Giegold

Denmark would not oppose Britain turning itself into tax haven Reuters
Read about the Race to the Bottom here, and see our Fools’ Gold project explaining tax competitiveness here.

Call from Africa for UK to close tax haven loophole and end human cost Herald Scotland

UK: Why do MPs believe the Prime Minister of the ‘world’s most corrupt country’ will tackle tax avoidance? The Independent

Apple to Europe: It’s our job to design Ireland’s tax system, not yours The Register
See also: Apple claims Brussels breached its fundamental rights in tax case Financial Times

Vodafone Luxembourg makes €1.6bn profit, pays €7m in direct taxes Luxemburger Wort

Ireland: Revenue warns taxpayers of offshore asset clampdown The Irish Times

Voters Don’t Like Cutting Corporate Taxes Bloomberg

Why Extreme Inequality Causes Economic Collapse naked capitalism

British banks are go-betweens in global conflict. This can be stopped The Guardian

A British snub of the EU investigation into the Panama Papers is short-sighted The Guardian
By TJN senior adviser @premnsikka

Top honours for Panama Papers reporting The Star
Reporters collaborating on the Panama Papers investigation have received 22 journalism awards from around the world.

Pakistani cash in Swiss banks pulled out? The Express Tribune

Panama Papers: Enforcement Directorate widens probe, issues advisories to 137 Indians The Indian Express

Cyprus: Four law firms disciplined for failing to comply with Panama Papers’ instructions Cyprus Mail

Pakistan – Panama Papers: Supreme Court slams National Accountability Bureau and Federal  Board of Revenue for failing to do their jobs  The News

Maltese Presidency at Center of EU Panama Papers Tax Probe Sputnik International

Corporate tax avoidance: Council agrees its position on hybrid mismatches European Council

It’s time the UK Government stopped dodging the issue of tax havens The Reaction

Swiss banks face withdrawals due to tax clampdown Reuters

Has the Art Market Become an Unwitting Partner in Crime? The New York Times

 

 

Links Feb 13

Brazil’s corruption scandal spreads across South America The Guardian

Founders of Panama Papers Law Firm Arrested on Money Laundering Charges ICIJ

Swiss voters soundly reject corporate tax overhaul Reuters
See also: Switzerland says no to yet more tax abuse Tax Research UK

International experts debate how to end tax havens TJN Latin America & Caribbean (In Spanish)

The case of HSBC: how the bank assisted capital flight from Argentina TJN Latin America & Caribbean (In Spanish)
See the publication by Magdalena Rua in collaboration with Jorge Gaggero, here: Capital Flight IX – The role of international banks and the case of HSBC

New Ghana government commits to implementing beneficial ownership regime Ghana Business News

Canada: Bombardier: Master Class in Tax Dodging Canadians for Tax Fairness

Canada – PM: Close The Stock Option Loophole! Canadians for Tax Fairness

Australia – Tax avoidance: Coalition starts consultation over register for shell companies The Guardian

Australia: Oil and gas giants fight own battle against tax changes Yahoo / The West Australian

Swiss notice to Indian art curator on bank info request The Financial Express

Scots tax haven firm offers to help French avoid tax and social security Herald Scotland

Deutsche Bank Under Scrutiny in Russia Over Tax Practices Bloomberg

Studies links institutional investing to corporate tax avoidance Accounting Today

UK: Government advisers accused of ‘full-frontal attack’ on whistleblowers The Guardian

 

 

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