Links Sep 23

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Looted funds: Nigeria Labour Congress threatens protest in Switzerland Today
“I think we must have a national day to demand for tax justice”

Legislators introduce bill to shed more light on US multinationals Financial Transparency Coalition
See also: U.S. Bill to require country-by-country reporting Tax Research UK

Apple’s Tax Bill: Why EU Should Take Its $14B Bite To The Core Forbes

How Companies Like Apple Dodge Taxes and Their Own Investors The New York Times
See also: New Report: Investors at Risk by Lack of Corporate Tax Disclosures FACT Coalition

Multinational expenses: it’s all show Michael West

BHP Billiton faces Australian tax bill of more than $1 billion The Australian Business Review

Mexico tax authority to open probe after ‘Bahamas Leaks’ The Express Tribune

Bahamas Leaks prompts swift reaction, outrage in Europe ICIJ

Bahamas Leaks: EU slammed for not knowing of key official’s offshore firm CBC News
See also: EU Commission ready to sanction Kroes after missing her confession EurActiv

Israel arrests four diamond dealers in HSBC Swiss tax evasion case Reuters

Corporate Tax Chartbook: How Corporations Rig the Rules to Dodge the Taxes They Owe Americans for Tax Fairness

Global response needed to tackle ‘offshore’ culture The Irish Times
” ‘Secrecy jurisdictions’ are a magnet for people and firms that want to hide what they are up to for whatever reason”

Art and Law: What You Need to Know about Guy Wildenstein’s Tax Evasion Trial artnet
Scandal dubbed ‘Dallas on the Seine’, art-dealing family alleged to have hidden hundreds of millions of euros from French authorities

Switzerland grants over EUR 1 mln to Romanian tax authority Romanian Insider



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