EU unveils list of tax havens. Full list here:

The European Union published its first list of international tax havens on Wednesday as part of a crackdown on multinational companies trying to avoid paying tax in the 28-nation bloc. (AFP)

The full list is:

  • Andorra,
  • Liechtenstein,
  • Guernsey,
  • Monaco,
  • Mauritius,
  • Liberia,
  • Seychelles,
  • Brunei,
  • Hong Kong,
  • Maldives,
  • Cook Islands,
  • Nauru, Niue,
  • Marshall Islands,
  • Vanuatu,
  • Anguilla,
  • Antigua and Barbuda,
  • Bahamas,
  • Barbados,
  • Belize,
  • Bermuda,
  • British Virgin Islands,
  • Cayman Islands,
  • Grenada,
  • Montserrat,
  • Panama,
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines,
  • St Kitts and Nevis,
  • Turks and Caicos,
  • US Virgin Islands.

Tax haven blacklist omits Luxembourg as Brussels announces reform plans. Luxembourg’s aggressive tax policy had been shaped by Jean-Claude Juncker. Juncker is now president of the European commission, having served as prime minister of the Grand Duchy for 18 years. (The Guardian)

The EU is also looking to build on existing inquiries into the tax dealings of Apple in Ireland, Starbucks in the Netherlands and Amazon and Fiat in the Luxembourg. (Hong Kong Standard)