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World leaders, celebrities, and even soccer players, a leak from the law firm Mossack Fonseca recently revealed, are fond of using shell companies to avoid paying taxes. While as of yet, few high-profile American names have been linked to the Panama Papers, this sort of tax avoidance is a common .

Tax mitigation, "tax aggressive", "aggressive tax avoidance" or "tax neutral" schemes generally refer to multi-territory schemes that fall into the grey area between commonplace and well-accepted tax avoidance (such as purchasing municipal bonds in the United States) and evasion, but are widely viewed as unethical, especially if they are involved in profit-shifting from high-tax to low-tax territories and territories recognised as tax havens.

EU blacklist names 17 tax havens . it is in the interests of all to have more tax transparency and action against money laundering and aggressive tax avoidance. .

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Forum on International Tax Avoidance and Evasion 729 tax havens as domestic companies. The Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act (S. 506, H.R. 1265, 111 th Congress) uses a list taken from IRS court fi lings, but has many countries

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However, tax incentives have often been found to be ineffective, inefficient and costly, according to a 2016 Oxfam policy paper that identified the top corporate tax havens. In the Netherlands, one such tax incentive cost an estimated 1.2 billion euros in 2016.

The European Union has released a blacklist of 17 countries which it says are tax havens, after 10 months of . ongoing efforts to tackle tax avoidance and .

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