No Easy Task: Quantifying Illicit Financial Flows
December 14th, 2016
Illicit financial flows are constantly in flux, and our understanding of them keeps evolving. Estimating just how much money is lost through corruption, tax evasion, money laundering, and tax avoidance can be a difficult task. But understanding what estimates are out there, and what they mean, shouldn’t be.
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Tricky Tax: Two Tax Avoidance Schemes Explained
June 10th, 2009
A 2009 report by Gideon Benari This report describes, in plain language, the technical processes and structures of two commonly used tax avoidance schemes – transfer pricing and outward domestication. Both involve multinational corporations shifting profits across borders. Transfer pricing is the setting of prices for internal transactions between two subsidiaries of the same corporation.
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