Monthly Archives:: January 2013

Links Jan 31

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Corporate Tax 2.0: Why France and the World Need a New Tax System for the Digital Age ForbesBy Nicolas Colin, author of a controversial new report commissioned by the French Government about the tax system and the digital economy.Zurich Looking At Mu…

Money on an Island: new video

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From the Apocalyptics: Money on an Island. The lyrics are available here.

Video: Hip-Hop Band Takes On Tax-Dodging Multinationals

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Public outrage at tax dodging has reached a tipping point, as a new hip hop video hits out at companies dodging taxes while schools, hospitals and benefits are cut. Owen McEldowney from ‘The Apopalyptics’, the Northern Irish indie band who produced the video, said: ‘What companies were getting away with, within the law, was becoming…

Links Jan 30

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End In Sight For Vodafone’s Indian Tax Dispute Tax-NewsHartnett’s back – at HSBC Tax Research UKFollowing the bank’s $1.9bn settlement of money-laundering allegations late last year, Dave Hartnett, former head of Her Majesty’s Revenue & …

Automatic information exchange coming sooner than we thought?

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We have fought in the wilderness for years on the issue of automatic information exchange, with the OECD leading the charge in saying that its next-to-useless standard of ‘on request’ information exchange was the ‘internationally agreed standard.” Well…