Almost in haven, but only almost

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7 May 2020 11:30

Almost in haven, but only almost

Guttorm Schjelderup: Users of tax havens claim to do nothing wrong and that they want to avoid double taxation, but the legal users legitimate and support a system with great damaging effects.

The legal framework of tax havens is constructed to promote secrecy and to protect the interests of the investors. Then you are almost in haven, but only almost, Guttorm Schjelderup writes.

His feature article Nesten i paradis, men bare nesten (in Norwegian) was published in Verdens Gang on 6 May, 2020.