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.