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The charities tax scandal might lead to more transparency

These unregulated pseudo-charitable structures can be hijacked for shady purposes.

We have all seen the stories in which celebrities have been named and shamed for participation in tax avoidance schemes. While some individuals have not always been blameless, the press can evoke similar righteous indignation with lurid tales of tax evasion involving innocent charities in the offshore world.

To read the article in full go to Spear's blog

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