Links Aug 16
Is Delaware a Tax Haven? priceonomics
See also: Exploring the Role Delaware Plays as a Domestic Tax Haven Social Science Research Network
India Limits Capital Flows Bloomberg Businessweek
India Consults On Safe Harbor Rules Tax-News
Swiss open door to helping tax crackdowns spurred by stolen data Reuters. "Stolen" is a loaded, Swiss-friendly word in this context; Reuters should choose a more neutral one.
See also: Man accused of selling Swiss bank data agrees plea bargain Reuters
Switzerland Lures French Businesses With Low Taxes Tax-News. More of the same.
Australia: Tax haven plan to make Northern Territory into a Singapore with crocs ABC
Abolish the UK’s tax havens War on Want
How to end foreign aid and not alienate people The Guardian
Doesn't mentioned the aid alternative: tax. However, see: 'Unsexy' tax reform can change development dynamics The Guardian, see also: CDC used tax havens for almost 50% of aid investments, data reveals The Guardian - Controversial UK development fund spent almost £180m via jurisdictions including Cayman Islands and Luxembourg
Eastern Caribbean Central Bank takes over two Anguilla banks Trinidad & Tobago Guardian
New evidence ties BSGR to company behind Guinea mine bribery Global Witness
Randgold seeks arbitration in Mali tax dispute BusinessReport / Reuters
Washington Post Owner Jeff Bezos Does Not Believe in Taxes Citizens for Tax JusticeThe news that Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, is going to buy the Washington Post for $250 million is shining the light on Bezos’ politics and Amazon's corporate behaviour. He had wanted to set Amazon up on an Indian Reservation to escape taxes.
The Corporate Tax Shell Game U.S. News
See also: The US won’t like tax inversions to Europe, of that you can be sure Tax Research UK
Company Profits Without Borders Spurs Government Scrutiny: Taxes Bloomberg
Divorce, a “fantastic charade”, and offshore finance FT Alphaville
AS Monaco faces taxing football issues BBC
The Rise and Fall of the Superstar Slate
Evidence on why the 'Superstar effect' hasn't been driving inequality, at least in the US.
How the wealthy keep themselves on top Financial Times
"The more unequal a society, the greater the incentive for the rich to pull up the ladder behind them."
Luxembourg’s teachers make twice as much as America’s Quartz
US Study Finds Correlation Between Tax And Timing Of Births Tax-News