October 15, 2012
Miller to be acting IRS chief; Review of compliance in Australia but not GAAR; Italy changes mind on VAT; Norway hikes carbon tax; Finland relaxes interest deduction proposals; UK consults on games tax relief; NZ court hears Alesco appeal; ITAT restructured.
July 11, 2012
Why Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal left holders of trading investments smiling, insight into the future of US tax litigation from the ex-IRS chief counsel, and what the European Commission thinks about VAT on eBooks were just three articles that appeared on ITR Premium last week.
June 08, 2012
EXCLUSIVE: When Rudolf Elmer gave WikiLeaks the names of 2,000 tax evading clients of his former employer Julius Bär, he was arrested for breaching Swiss banking secrecy laws. But evidence to be presented at his trial may make things even worse for Julius Bär.
January 31, 2012
Rudolf Elmer’s name hit the international headlines when he was exposed as the whistle-blower on the activities of his former employer, Swiss bank Julius Bär, in the Cayman Islands, handing over the names of 2,000 tax evaders to WikiLeaks. The episode was one of a number that focused attention on tax havens. In an exclusive interview, Elmer explains why he did it, what the impact has been on the world and his life and why he is the one being treated as a criminal.