Links Sep 19
Democratic Countries Generate 26% More Tax Revenues From Multinational Corporations Than Authoritarian Countries TaxProf Blog
European Commission - Directorate-General for Taxation: more information on the Platform for Tax Good Governance 4-Traders
Liechtenstein Congratulated On Successful Tax Policy Tax-News
Standard and Poor's has maintained Liechtenstein's triple A rating ... while describing the financial industry, consisting mostly of asset managers, regional banks, and trusts, as a "contingent fiscal liability". See a recent example of views on S&P rating integrity here.
UK: Big business is policing tax avoidance – what could possibly go wrong The Guardian
Prem Sikka observes that the government's sense of morality is to appoint foxes to guard the henhouse, and asks: who is safeguarding the interests of the ordinary people?
Organised crime, corruption and money laundering: MEPs table crackdown hit list European Parliament News
India: New Transfer Pricing Rules To Reduce Tax Disputes Business World
India, US end three-year-old deadlock; to talk tax issues again The Economic Times
Jersey puts the foxes in charge of defining the hen-house Tax Research UK
British Virgin Islands: BVI Beacon readers respond to polls on tax and secrecy Financial Secrecy Media Monitor
UK: Private equity reacts to tax criticism Financial Times (paywall)
"Treasury chief secretary said as much as £100m could be raised by stopping partners classifying part of their earnings as eligible for corporation tax, which is half the level of income tax.
Cutting corporate tax loopholes is not food for kids The Hill
An Underfunded IRS Means More Tax Avoiders Get a Pass Citizens for Tax Justice
FedEx Responds to Citizens for Tax Justice, Avoids the Tough Questions about Its Taxes
Siemens and the battle against bribery and corruption The Guardian
UBS Japan fined $100 million over Libor affair swissinfo
U.S.: Treasury Department’s Disingenuous Answers to Elizabeth Warren on Dodd Frank, Too Big to Fail naked capitalism