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Germany: Schäuble Seeks New Drive To Combat Tax Evasion Tax-News
German finance minister fought hard for useless German-Swiss tax deal, which kept secrecy intact. However now, Germany's Schäuble Demands Access To Leaked Tax Data. See also: Merkel challenger sees opportunity in tax haven uproar Reuters
German reliance on Deutsche Bank outweighs scandals Reuters
Austria says ready to exchange more tax data Agence France Presse
Austria is ready to discuss exchanging more data in an effort to tackle international tax evasion, but banking secrecy will remain in place, the chancellor said Monday following sharp EU criticism
Luxembourg: the EU's top tax haven Deutsche Welle
"Luxembourg operates fully within the law. We are not a tax haven." Utter nonsense, as expected from this white-listed hotbed of dirty money.
UK: Osborne urged to improve tax transparency in dependent territories The Guardian
Chancellor and PM warned by Save the Children to introduce greater transparency prior to G8
Caribbean Go-Between Provided Shelter For Far-Away Frauds, Documents Show Huffington Post
IRS Releases Draft FATCA Form For Comment Tax-News
Tax havens are a threat el Periódico de Cataluña (In Spanish)
Tax Havens 101: The high cost of going offshore The Washington Post
In this animation, see how investors can create companies and trusts in offshore jurisdictions, where an estimated one-third of the world’s worth resides.
Global Resistance to Tax Havens Grows Der Spiegel
Czech Republic losing billions due to firms moving to tax havens Prague Daily Monitor
The Economic Story of the Year: The Stock Market vs. the Labor Market The Atlantic
Trimmed hedges The Economist
Large numbers of hedge fund managers fiddle the stats on their own track records.
The Evaders: British banks control enough tax evasion to almost pay off our National Debt at a stroke The Slog