TITLE

Saved Havens

AUTHOR(S)
Giridharadas, Anand
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;8/27/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 9/10, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on plans related to tax haven in the United States. View of economist Daniel Mitchell that tax evasion is a form of civil disobedience; Report on how companies and individuals sometimes shelter money in offshore banks; Information on countries such as Aruba and Vanuatu offering low tax rates to foreign depositors; Demand of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) for havens to share data on foreign nationals; Report on OECD plan drawing enthusiastic approval from the Ex-president Bill Clinton administration; Efforts of a coalition of anti-tax libertarians, tax cheats, and corporate interests, launching a campaign to change the administration's mind; Suggestion of OECD for tax havens to equalize their tax structures internally.
ACCESSION #
5032246

 

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