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Samoa 'active tax haven'

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The Pacific tax havens are now under severe attack particularly from initiatives proposed by the Obama administration in the US. President Obama’s initiatives are designed to make it more difficult for Americans to use Pacific tax havens and to pressure them to be more transparent about their financial dealings, which will make them less attractive for some tax-shy clients. In addition, Griffith University’s Dr Anthony van Fossen said the global financial crisis and the leftward shift in American politics have also contributed to the problems of offshore financial centres in general, and those in the Pacific Islands, ...
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House and Senate Taxwriters Reach Agreement on American Jobs and ...
Following weeks of negotiations, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Sander Levin (D-MI) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) have released a summary of the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act. The legislation provides critical tax cuts and support for American workers through the end of this year and includes seven extenders of interest to charitable organizations and donors. Most notably, the bill would extend for one year (through 2010) the provision that permits tax-free distributions to charity from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) of up to $100,000 per taxpayer, per taxable year. ... market research, surveys and trends
S. 506 - tax haven abuse proposal Hearings
S 506 is likely to become law. It increases liability for tax return preparers and sets new standards for attorneys like me who give written opinions on shelter transactions. Focuses on International Tax - Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act March 5, 2009 111th Congress111th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 506 To restrict the use of offshore tax havens and abusive tax shelters to inappropriately avoid Federal taxation, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES March 2, 2009 Mr. LEVIN (for himself, Mr. WHITEHOUSE, Mrs. MCCASKILL, and Mr. NELSON of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the ... market research, surveys and trends

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SAMOA 'ACTIVE TAX HAVEN'

Samoa 'active tax haven'
The Pacific tax havens are now under severe attack particularly from initiatives proposed by the Obama administration in the US. President Obama’s initiatives are designed to make it more difficult for Americans to use Pacific tax havens and to pressure them to be more transparent about their financial dealings, which will make them less attractive for some tax-shy clients. In addition, Griffith University’s Dr Anthony van Fossen said the global financial crisis and the leftward shift in American politics have also contributed to the problems of offshore financial centres in general, and those in the Pacific Islands, in particular. industry trends, business articles and survey research
summary - HR 3970 Tax Reduction and Reform Act of 2007
Oct 29, 2007 ... This proposal is estimated to cost $47.92 billion over 10 years. ... The child tax credit is refundable to the extent of 15 percent of the .... “blocker” corporations formed in tax haven jurisdictions and would improve the investment .... U.S. tax liability on income earned in American Samoa from ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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03-02-2009 - Summary of the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act : Senator ...
Establishes rebuttable evidentiary presumptions in tax and securities legal proceedings for non publicly-traded entities located in Offshore Secrecy Jurisdictions. The presumptions are as follows: Control – In a tax proceeding, if a U.S. person (other than a publicly-traded corporation) directly or indirectly formed, transferred assets to, was a beneficiary of, had a beneficial interest in, or received assets from an Offshore Secrecy Jurisdiction entity (other than a publicly-traded corporation), it will be presumed that the person exercised control over the entity. Transfers of income – In a tax proceeding, any amount or thing ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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is only possible with the active connivance of a. 'pinstripe infrastructure' of tax ... Tax competition and tax escape: tax havens are used to lower tax yields in mainstream economies ... Lucia - St Vincent & Grenadines - Samoa - Sark - ...
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