Links Sep 20
UK government should stand up to companies that underpay tax – report The Guardian
Bringing International Tax Rules Into the 21st Century Huffington Post
Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the OECD's Center for Tax Policy and Administration comments on BEPS and on automatic information exchange; see recent TJN comment with links to briefing papers here and here. And we note this odd report today: Ireland Not A Tax Haven, Says OECD Head Tax-News. The Ministry of Truth couldn't make it up.
UK: NHS PFI firms avoid millions in tax The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Hong Kong and South Korea sign tentative deal to fight tax cheats South China Morning Post
U.S.: IRS Gets Big Win In Corporate Tax Holiday Case, Readies For Next Fight Forbes
Founder of Beanie Babies to Plead Guilty to Tax Evasion TaxProf
$53.6 million in penalties to be paid in one of the largest offshore tax evasion cases in history.
Corporate-Backed Tax Lobby Groups Proliferating CTJ
Is It All About the Tails? The Palma Measure of Income Inequality Center for Global Development
5 Years After Financial Crisis, Big Banks Are Still Committing Crimes The Big Picture
A Night for Swiss Pride, Minus Tax Talk Dealb%k
Reyl gets hearing request from French judges Swissinfo
The VAT Gap – 18% of EU GDP. Europa.eu via Tax Research