LInks May 14
Who pays the price? Hunger: the hidden cost of tax injustice New report by Christian Aid
FTSE 100's use of tax havens – get the full list The Guardian
See also: UK's top companies condemned for prolific use of tax havens. ActionAid's new research finds that the UK's 100 biggest public companies are running more than 8,000 subsidiaries or joint ventures in onshore and offshore tax havens.
Tax Havens Cost Africa $38 Billion a Year Voice of America
How we can help African nations to extract fair value Financial Times (Subscription)
Interview with Swiss Whisteleblower Ruedi Elmer Association Liberté-info
Update, and comment on recent events.
EU Savings Tax Directive amendments: coming soon Available via the-best-of-both-worlds.com
No desks. No staff. No tax. Ireland’s shadow banks The Irish Times
Conference: The Future of taxation of international companies - for a fairer tax policy TJN Germany Blog
Announcing a joint event of DGB, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the Tax Justice Network and the World Economy, Ecology & Development - WEED on 19 June.
UK naturalist and comedian Bill Oddie evicted from HSBC HQ while protesting against bank’s role in Malaysian rainforest destruction Global Witness
See the video, a light-hearted look at a deadly serious issue.