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US Tax Haven Hypocrisy Must End

How offshore “tax havens” don’t include US tax dependencies like the US Virgin Islands. The past few months have seen attacks against “offshore tax havens” which undermine collection of US taxes and other efforts from other high-tax countries. The OECD, a European think-tank which pays no tax, has come up with a list of countries […]

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Offshore Banking: Swiss Could Make Concessions

Switzerland’s finance minister has raised the possibility of bargaining in certain cases over Swiss bank secrecy. “Certain matters of fact must be up for debate,” said Hans-Rudolf Merz, who also holds the country’s presidency. “We will perhaps have to make concessions in some cases or others.’ Merz also suggested that Switzerland may have to make […]

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