UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Confront Amazon Boss Jeff Bezos Over Tax Record

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson will confront Amazon boss Jeff Bezos over his e-commerce company’s tax record and working standards for employees when they meet in New York on Sept. 20. Asked if Johnson would urge Bezos to pay …

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130 Countries Agree to Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced on July 1 that 130 countries have agreed to plans for a global minimum corporate tax rate. In a statement, OECD said that the 130 countries, which represent over 90% of …

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U.S. Federal Court Authorizes IRS to Identify Taxpayers Who Traded Cryptocurrency on Kraken

A federal court in the Northern District of California filed an order on Wednesday authorizing the Internal Revenue Service to serve a summons that would give them access to information on taxpayers who have purchased cryptocurrency. The new court authorization …

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UN ‘Deeply Alarmed’ by Police Violence in Colombian Protests

The United Nations (UN) human rights office said on May 4 that it was “deeply alarmed” over the police violence against protesters in the Colombian city of Cali. “We express our profound shock at the events there and stress our …

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Colombia Withdraws Controversial Tax Reform Bill After Deadly Mass Protests

Colombia’s President, Iván Duque, announced on May 2 that he would withdraw a controversial proposed tax reform after four days of deadly mass protests and widespread political opposition across the country. “I am asking Congress to withdraw the law proposed …

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