The Taxcast January 2017

In the January 2017 Taxcast we look at tax justice and public procurement – the efforts to hit tax dodging companies where it really hurts on a local level trying to stop them bidding for public money for public contracts Also how massive amounts of money are flowing into Tax Haven USA to circumvent the flawed Common Reporting Standard – South Dakota is apparently raking in tax evading capital the slippery world of residence planning and the synthetic residency dodge we discuss the UK s Criminal Finances Bill likely to be passed this year which includes proposals for Unexplained Wealth Orders and holding tax evading enablers to account An amendment to the bill could force UK satellite tax havens the overseas territories to create public registers of the real owners of companies something they ve so far refused to do and we consider the British threat to the EU if you give us a bad Brexit deal we ll push regulation-lite tax haven UK even further in a race to the bottom and shoot ourselves in the foot Click here to visit this podcast episode