If you read nothing else today you have got to read this by Forbes contributor Tim Worstall The Tax Justice Campaign Falls Flat On Its Face. You’d Need A Heart Of Stone Not To Laugh. Seriously this is LAUGH OUT LOUD Funny! Here’s another classic piece by Tim here: http://wp.me/p2pN9u-DP Click on the word ‘quote’.
A union between a man and a woman is still the definition of marriage in Germany; even though same-sex unions are recognised under the law. In fact, in response to proposals for similar tax treatment of married couples and same-sex unions, Angela Merkel’s ruling party rejected the idea and instead chose to reaffirm that, “the advancement… More Same-Sex Tax Squabbles.
(French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici Image courtesy ukreuters.com) Within days of my own prediction of a new OECD tax haven blacklist, France announced that it will amend its anti-tax evasion legislation to ensure that countries who do not adopt the automatic exchange of information by 2015 will be ‘blacklisted’. This means that operators located in, or realising… More France Announces New Tax Haven Blacklist. Are You Surprised?
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On page 11 of the OECD report to the recently concluded G8 Summit titled “A Step Change in the Transparency Agenda” is the following footnote: “In view of the next G20 Summit, we also strongly encourage all jurisdictions to sign or express interest in signing the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters… More I Predict a New OECD Tax Haven Blacklist…Here’s the Evidence.