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One in six UK public procurement contracts had tax haven link, study finds

The Observer 25 Sep 2022
The companies behind the taxpayer-funded deals were owned by firms that were at least partly domiciled in one of 27 tax havens around the world, including the British Virgin Islands, Panama and Jersey ... We’ve led the world in tackling tax avoidance and evasion and in improving tax ...
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El Salvador’s president Bukele says he’ll run again in 2024

The Block 16 Sep 2022
Bukele spearheaded El Salvador's controversial move to make bitcoin legal tender on September 7, 2021, making the Central American country the first in the world to do so. He has also discussed plans to build a tax haven called Bitcoin City in a remote region.�.
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Cartel boss Daniel Kinahan will be worried about cash flow after money-laundering suspect John Morrissey’s arrest in Spain

Belfast Telegraph 16 Sep 2022
The unceremonious manner of his arrest is the least of the Kinahan leadership’s worries – sources say they have now lost one of their main cash handlers ... “For this reason, they are used by criminal organisations around the world, as well as terrorist groups, serving to hide profits of illicit origin or to send them to tax havens,” the forcey said ... .
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latest Irish Kinahan associate Johnny Morrissey arrested in Spain ‘laundered €200m for crime gangs in just 18 months’

Irish Independent 15 Sep 2022
... as terrorist groups, serving to hide profits of illicit origin or to send them to tax havens," the agency said.The money laundering outfit also created Nero Drinks Company Limited, a premium vodka brand, which was a front used to disguise the source of their earnings.
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Small acts can have big impacts

The Morganton News Herald 09 Sep 2022
After World War II, Luxembourg remade itself completely revamping its economic system. Today it is the banking leader of Europe ranking as the world’s second safest tax haven and the second largest investment center (after the United States), as well as the most important private banking center in Europe.
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With 7 structurally deficient bridges in city, groups push for passage of Question 1

Worcester Telegram 02 Sep 2022
It was from this location that supporters of Question 1 — the Fair Share Amendment that will appear on the ballot this November — stood and called for people to vote in favor of the amendment, which could potentially divert money derived from taxes to help repair bridges and other infrastructure, as well as fund public schools.
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A fairer measure of Britain’s wealth | Letter

The Guardian 30 Aug 2022
By this measure, the UK is ranked 30th in the world. The list of countries above us does include the expected tax havens and oil-rich countries with small populations, but notably includes Ireland (fifth) and most of the western and northern EU countries.
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A fairer measure of Britain’s wealth

The Observer 30 Aug 2022
By this measure, the UK is ranked 30th in the world. The list of countries above us does include the expected tax havens and oil-rich countries with small populations, but notably includes Ireland (fifth) and most of the western and northern EU countries.
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Explainer: How Local Elites in Developing Nations Perpetuate Colonial-Era Wealth Drains in the 21st Century

Jurist 18 Aug 2022
... businesses, jobs, and its tax base. British tax havens are responsible for about 29% of the $245 billion in taxes the world loses to corporations, according to Tax Justice Network, which ranks the BVI, Cayman Islands, and Bermuda as the top three enablers of corporate tax abuse.
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Q2 2022 Recap: Bitcoin Adoption Notable Events

Cex 08 Aug 2022
But bitcoin has also seen a major move in adoption during this period from the wider market and regulators around the world ... Panama is considered a major tax haven in the world, and experts suggest that this initiative may strengthen Panama’s position in this field ... Bitcoin becomes tax-free in Germany if it’s sold after one year.
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How Alex Jones enriched the elites | Opinion

Alternet 06 Aug 2022
... of the world’s population, while enabling the ‘elites’ to live forever with the aid of advanced technology.” ... Billionaires and even many world leaders have hidden their wealth from taxes and public view in offshore tax havens, thereby stealing revenues that could lift up the poor.
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How Alex Jones helped enrich the global elites he railed against

Raw Story 05 Aug 2022
... of the world’s population, while enabling the ‘elites’ to live forever with the aid of advanced technology.” ... Billionaires and even many world leaders have hidden their wealth from taxes and public view in offshore tax havens, thereby stealing revenues that could lift up the poor.
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Mediawatch: A government in the gun over accidental generosity

RNZ 05 Aug 2022
"What a slap in the face for hardworking Kiwi taxpayers, who pay tax only for that to be given to people around the world who haven't been in New Zealand paying tax for many years in some cases." ... "They could have given us a tax break," replied du Plessis-Allan.
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Pandemic ‘best of times’ created a new billionaire every 30 hours

People's World 02 Aug 2022
And the billionaire class and the giant firms use their wealth to pressure and lobby lawmakers and governments to protect their profits, via long patents and preserving monopoly intellectual property rights—when they aren’t salting their ill-gotten gains away in tax havens ... “Across the world, each and every dimension of inequality has skyrocketed.”.
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PM admits Kiwis overseas to receive $350 cost of living payment

NewstalkZB 31 Jul 2022
The payment was still more limited and more targeted than a broad based tax cut, Ardern said ... "What a slap in the face to hardworking Kiwi taxpayers who pay tax only for that to be given to people around the world who haven't been in New Zealand paying tax for many years in some cases.".

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