G8 leaders agree tax evasion measures
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Leaders of the G8 major economies have agreed new measures to clamp down on money launderers, illegal tax evaders and corporate tax avoiders.
They include requiring that shell companies – often used to exploit tax loopholes and invest money anonymously – identify their effective owners.
Governments also agreed to give each other automatic access to information on their residents’ tax affairs.
@ChrisCoons This must please you. #G8 agrees to clamp down on corporate tax evasion http://t.co/vRvNAn4UjJ #FATCA is now targeting Delaware
— Marvin Van Horn (@FATCA_Fallout) June 18, 2013