These are my links for February 27th:
- Tax havens are getting more popular, more dangerous - and more useful - International Herald Tribune - The OECD says it does not want to put tax havens out of business. Nor do I. But I do want to end the secrecy they provide. That will, as it happens, put most of them out of business. The OECD knows that.
- Comment is free: Bringing banks to book - Prem Sikka on why the banks don't live up to their CSR claims
- 195 confess in German tax probe - Accountancy Age - The data was good. And I'm pleased to see Vince Cable thinks on balance it was right to pay to break a pariah like Liechtenstein.
- The sub-prime primer | AccMan - Another classic
- Treasury 'fag packet' tax regime blasted by CBI - Accountancy Age - Complete rubbish - if business can't make it without tax subsidies how entrepreneurial does the CBI think it is?
- FT.com / Companies / Financial services - Good governance pays better than bad - Offshore is sign of bad governnance. Tescos take note.
- Taxman swoops on 20 wealthy Aussies - Accountancy Age - More good news