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French Tax Authorities Raid Google

By: David J. Herzig

Don’t ever say that The Surly Subgroup is not on some breaking news.  It is being reported starting at 5 am French time some 100 French authorities conducted a “ultra secrète” raid on Google’s Paris headquarters.   326 more words

Can EU-wide Corporate Consolidation Be Revived?

By: Diane Ring

On Tuesday, Shuyi  mentioned the EU’s Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base proposal (CCCTB) in her post, noting some interesting parallels between maritime/bankruptcy coordination and international tax efforts at coordination. 1,002 more words

A Tax Professor Feels a Little at Sea

Last Thursday, Tulane Law School held its annual faculty scholarly retreat, which basically means we cloistered ourselves in a downtown conference room and workshopped eight papers over the course of a day. 1,229 more words

India Mauritius Treaty: Impact of the amendment


India and Mauritius have entered into a limited revision in the tax treaty (“DTAA”) vide entering a protocol dated May 10, 2016.

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International Tax

Escaping the Quandary Posed by Unreported Foreign Accounts

 Many U.S. taxpayers have at least one financial account located in a foreign country. Failure to report an offshore account carries with it possible civil and criminal penalties. 2,578 more words


Lionel Messi, Tax Fraud and the Panama Papers

I have been fascinated by the accusations of tax fraud levied against soccer superstar Lionel Messi and his father by the Spanish tax authorities.  Right when I thought the story could not get more interesting of course Messi is tied to the Panama Papers.   484 more words

Harry Potter/Panama Papers Fan Fiction Alert (Rated: Fiction T)

By: Shu-Yi Oei

Confession: I love Mallory Ortberg, and after today, I might love her even more.

Here’s the latest from Mallory and The Toast: Harry Potter/Panama Papers Fan Fiction! 354 more words