Linking Beneficial Ownership Transparency to Improved Tax Revenue Collection in Developing Countries
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Recent years have witnessed an accelerating push to expand access to information on the beneficial ownership of corporate entities, in an effort to bring greater transparency to multinational corporation (MNC) tax strategies, identify personal tax-evading wealth held overseas and combat global networks of criminality and corruption. This effort remains in its infancy, but has made important strides: the G20 has called for all countries to develop and share registers of beneficial ownership, and various jurisdictions have begun to do so.
CitationPrichard, W. (2018) Linking Beneficial Ownership Transparency to Improved Tax Revenue Collection in Developing Countries, ICTD Summary Brief;15
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