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Thread: Amazing resource for tracking corporate #taxhaven strategies&costs. What stands out: absence of data for Africa, ME, etc. We have to talk more abt costs of #taxavoidance for low-income countries, beginning w history of shifting profits from the late colonial world 1/n
The overall amount of profits shifted/cost incurred will be bigger for countries such as US and Europe. But the recent #mauritiusleaks showed that #African countries are hurt by multinational strategies of using tax havens to route investments and book profits 2/n
In a forthcoming article in Past and Present, I show how white European settlers, businessmen, officials etc liquidated their assets during decolonization, fearful of newly independent governments and their attitude towards foreigners and their money. The choice was often 3/n
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I'm sure I'm not the only one who finds @joswinson an irritating and entirely disingenuous politician. Her attack lines make a *lot more sense when you review who funds her... independence.ws/who-funds-jo-s… #NeoliberalDemocrats #KPMG
@joswinson Let's take Melissa Geiger of #KPMG who donates to @joswinson's office

Melissa is a Partner and Head of International Tax and Tax Policy for KPMG in the UK home.kpmg/uk/en/home/con…
@joswinson @atulkshah @premnsikka @rbrooks45 @RichardJMurphy @PeoplesAudit Then there's @joswinson donor - Michelle Quest, also of #KPMG - a corp tax kingpin of the global 'tax planning' [read #taxavoidance] industry. These people clearly have a *lot to lose if a Labour Govt crack down on London's pinstripe accounting mafia...
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Thread.  “Brexit was about tax avoidance!”, so the conspiracy theory goes. “The referendum was announced in 2013, just as the EU announced plans to tackle tax avoidance!!” “The referendum date was announced just after the EU announced the Anti Tax Avoidance Directive.” And…
“…article 50 was invoked so the UK would avoid the implementation of the Anti Tax Avoidance Directive in 2019!  You Brexiteers have all been conned!” Well, let’s see who’s being conned by who. Here’s a timeline. The issue of “base erosion” (eroding your tax base) was first...
…discussed at the OECD summit in Mexico in June 2012, and again at the G20 Finance Minister summit in November of the same year. At this summit the UK and Germany agreed to combat Base Erosion and corporate tax avoidance, issuing a joint statement. Later, France also agreed…
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Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, nominated to 2nd Circuit is a Beneficiary of #Cayman Fund
Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz 2nd Circuit nominee and Billionaire Cayman Trust Fund Beneficiary abovethelaw.com/2017/08/the-ar…
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