Nick Shaxson ■ links – Dec 20
Austria’s outspoken finance minister replaced Financial Times (paywall)
The Austrian Ostritch has been ostracised. See also: Austria’s Coalition Accord Sets Out AEI Tax Stance Tax-News, and recent blog Austria, Luxembourg continue to defend dirty money, undermine EU
On EU leaders and tax justice promises.
Swiss agree to EU savings tax talks swissinfo
See also reported in swissinfo:
See also: US Treasury signs anti-tax evasion pacts with six jurisdictions Reuters
Cayman news: corruption accounts for more suspicious activity reports; company registrations “robust” Financial Secrecy Media Monitor
India losing patience with Cyprus on tax pact Cyprus Mail
UK: Tax avoidance: a capital idea! Private Eye
Private Eye’s superb dig into French-domiciled owner of Daily Mail, Lord Rothermere. Via BVI, Bermuda, Switzerland, Jersey.
UK: The complex tax lives of our foreign millionaires The Independent