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Board of Advisors

Alan J. Auerbach
Mihir A. Desai
Michael Devereux
Michael J. Graetz
Michelle Hanlon
James R. Hines, Jr., Research Director
Matthew Slaughter

Glen Hubbard

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$1.5 trillion of assets move through the British Virgin Islands twice as much...

by Camilla Hodgson (Business Insider)

Assets held offshore in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) are worth $1.5 trillion (£1.19 trillion), double the International Monetary Fund's 2010 estimate. That's according to a new report by Capital Economics, seen by the Financial Times.
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Disappointed by Failed VAT Proposal, Scicluna Reviews Maltas EU Presidency

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by Teri Sprackland (Tax Notes)

The lack of agreement on an e-book VAT proposal was both a surprise and a disappointment, Edward Scicluna, president of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council, told members of the European Parliament (MEPs) during a June 19 meeting of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.
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Bribes, Borders and Middlemen: Why India's GST Is a Game Changer

by Iain Marlow and Enda Curran (Bloomberg)

Seized vehicles. Bribes. Days-long delays. Moving goods across Indian states isn’t exactly easy -- and that’s a major barrier to economic growth.

Rolling a truck of vegetables into Gujarat, the state once governed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requires a bribe of 500 rupees to 2,000 rupees even with your papers in order, according to Rakesh Kaul, vice-president of Caravan Roadways Ltd., which has about 400 trucks plying India’s pot-holed roads.
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