The growing international campaign against tax evasion

Bruce Blonigen, Lindsay Oldenski, Nicholas Sly 26 November 2011

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One of the few solid agreements that came out of the latest G20 summit in Cannes was that governments will increase their cooperative efforts to curb tax evasion. The agreement, called the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, allows national tax agencies to request greater amounts of information from foreign governments on the activity of multinational enterprises and private citizens that are otherwise outside their authority to monitor.

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Topics:  International finance International trade Taxation

Tags:  US, FDI, G20, Switzerland, bilateral tax treaties, Luxembourg

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