IMF calls for Caribbean tax changes Public Finance International
IMF says tax competition (or “tax wars“), & tax incentives, are harmful. For the full speech by Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, IMF “Unlocking Economic Growth” see report by Eurasia Review here.
Africa Must Better Target Tax To Tackle Income Inequality: IMF Tax-News
See also: New Revenues Can Offset Africa’s Rising Income Inequality IMF
Will Star Shine for South Sudan? Scrutinising South Sudan’s first post-independence oil deal Global Witness
In South Sudan’s first post-independence oil deal, the company is closely connected to a businessman convicted of a million euro fraud. No information about who owns Star Petroleum is available to the public. Instead the company’s shareholders are all other companies registered in tax havens or unknown jurisdictions.
Ireland: Tax relief for foreign executives extended in Finance Bill The Irish Times
See also: Ireland’s Enterprise Minister To Promote Irish Corporate Tax Changes In US Tax-News
African oligarchs splash out on London homes The Guardian
Tax Transparency: Not everyone’s opinion is invited TJN Germany Blog