Monthly Archives:: November 2012

Jersey confirms that Son of FATCA is on its way

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Hot on last week’s revelations in the International Tax Review that the British government is set to impose its own ‘son of FATCA’ on the UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies, Jersey’s Colin Powell (pictured) is reported in today’s Jersey Eve…

UK’s tax authorities called on to "step up its game"

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Ahead of the imminent publication of the report on corporate tax avoidance by the UK Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee, Committee Chair Margaret Hodge has called on Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs to strengthen its stance towards companies us…

Britain’s leading aid agencies unite to tackle tax havens

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The Guardian is carrying the following letter in today’s edition:• The Guardian’s investigation into offshore secrecy highlights a significant problem that is global in its impact. Developing countries lose vital resources for development through i…

Calls for reform of Britain’s ‘last rotten borough’

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Latest news: The Guardian has just posted this article with more details about those attending today’s event.An extraordinary coalition of activists, business leaders and politicians meets in London today to call for comprehensive reform of the City of…

Links Nov 29

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UK May Plan FATCA-Style Regime For Dependencies Tax-NewsNov 29 – “Britain’s overseas territories, including the Crown Dependencies, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands, are expected to meet UK Government officials imminently to discu…