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Transparency for intermediaries

By 22 juni 2017No Comments

Yesterday, the European Commission has proposed new transparency rules for intermediaries, such as tax advisors, that design or sell potentially harmful tax schemes. Although most services provided by intermediaries are legitimate recent cases, such as the Panama Papers and Bahama Leaks, exposed the role that intermediaries may play in (harmful) international tax avoidance and evasion by designing schemes that are specifically set up to help their clients escape taxation…