Is tax avoidance the only motivation for multinationals with foreign affiliates in ‘tax havens’? This research on German multinationals paints an entirely different picture. What follows in its entirety is research by the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) on what motivates German manufacturing and services multinationals (excluding financial services) to invest in ‘tax … More Why German Multinations Invest in Tax Havens
I AM NOT A FAN OF THE USE OF UNILATERAL MEASURES IN international diplomacy; including the use of tax haven or other types of blacklists related to compliance with global norms on transparency and information exchange. Although we often think of this kind of state action in the context of armed conflict where there are … More OP-ED: Why Europe is Ill-Suited For The Business of Blacklisting So-Called ‘Non-Cooperative’ Jurisdictions.
Less than 3 months after the success of the UK ‘leave’ referendum, the House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Financial Affairs (the Sub-Committee) has commenced an inquiry into Brexit and financial services in the UK. The following group of experts is expected to give evidence in support the work of the Sub-Committee: Professor Eilis Ferran, … More Inquiry Into the Brexit -Effect on UK Financial Services Starts. What About the CDOTs?
(Photo: Guardian ) The G20 Leaders Summit took place from September 4-5 in Hangzhou, China. Here is what they agreed on international tax reform. 19. We will continue our support for international tax cooperation to achieve a globally fair and modern international tax system and to foster growth, including advancing on-going cooperation on base erosion … More The Tax-Related Aspects of the G20 Leaders’ Communique Hangzhou Summit
FRANHENDY ATTORNEYS TAX ALERT Growth Returns to the Barbados Economy. Trajectory is Not Assured. No Additional Direct Tax Measures to Support the International Business and Financial Services Sector (IBFSS). Emphasis on Public-Private Sector Partnership to Spur Growth in the IBFSS Summary of the 2016 Budgetary Proposals: Removal of the imposition of duty on yachts remaining in Barbados … More FHA TAX ALERT – Barbados 2016 Budget
According to the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Responsible Tax (APPG), which was formed on September 14, last year; and is headed by Labour MP, Dame Margaret Hodge, ” the OECD’s action plan for tackling base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) has fallen short of creating the fair global system needed to combat global … More ‘Responsible Tax’ UK Parliamentary Lobby at Odds with OECD Tax Avoidance Package.