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Entries in tax avoidance (3)


Martin Kenney: EU Bully-Boys Draft Their Own ‘Santa’s Naughty List’

Hard on the heels of the publication of the Paradise Papers and its predecessor the Panama Papers, comes the European Union’s unveiling of its list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. The member states have joined forces to compile a list of states that they consider to be "rogue" when it comes to the issue of taxation.

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Martin Kenney: Lawful tax avoidance is neither immoral nor unlawful

Debate is good. Balanced arguments are woven into the foundation of democracy. They enable those with conflicting perspectives to argue rationally. So I was delighted when Alison Taylor described my post as being provocative before taking me to task on a number of the issues I raised.

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Jermyn Brooks: Here's how corporate tax planning morphs into corruption

When corporations try to pay the least amount of tax possible, their defense is usually based on delivering shareholder value. What company shouldn’t seek the lowest tax bill possible? But the line between tax avoidance -- using legal means to lower tax bills -- and criminal tax evasion is blurry.

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