Links May 10
Tax, transparency: Agenda for G8 Zambia Daily Mail
Tanzanian Parliament Resolution on Hiding Illicit Money Offshore Zitto na Demokrasia
Malawi commits to prevent illicit capital flight Nyasa Times
Argentina offers tax amnesty for undeclared cash Bloomberg Businessweek
Jersey Taskforce To Tackle Illicit Funds Tax-News
"Jersey has established an asset recovery task force to coordinate the island's efforts to identify and recover illicitly obtained assets linked to Arab spring jurisdictions." - Of course, this begs the question, how is it that the assets were taken in there in the first place?
A back door attack on oil payment transparency Oxfam - The Politics of Poverty
India: I-T issues guidance on transfer pricing as demand jumps 57% Business Standard
HSBC fears 'significant' penalty in NRI tax evasion probe The Times of India
Towards comprehensive tax reform? TJN Latin America and Caribbean (In Spanish)
Barroso Calls For Progress On Anti-Evasion Initiatives Tax-News
The European Commission is to present legislative proposals for extending the scope of automatic exchange of information, Jose Manuel Barroso has confirmed.
The cracked argument for tax havens
By Richard Murphy and Dan Hind, this mythbuster is part of a series co-ordinated by the New Economics Foundation and the Tax Justice Network. You can read the full length piece here.
IRS teams with Australia, UK, to expose tax cheats Huffington Post
Scores of rich Australians dodging taxes, ATO says The Sydney Morning Herald
Tax in cyberspace The Economist
Online retailers may soon have to collect sales tax. Amazon, oddly, is gloating
How much U.S. offshore cash? Many companies won't tell you The Globe and Mail
Malaysia elections: the dark forces of corruption Channel 4
Canada Revenue Agency to create ‘SWAT team’ to help fight tax evasion The Vancouver Sun
Guess How Many Tax $ are In Havens? Canadians for Tax Fairness