Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is still allegedly laundering blood money through a public sector bank’s branch in the tax havens in Nassau in Bahamas.
The unhelpful countries include tax havens like Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Bahamas and Switzerland.
In the first step towards bringing back unaccounted money stashed away in tax havens abroad, the Indian government Tuesday said it has entered into accords with nine jurisdictions to share information on such transactions.
Switzerland has changed its
attitude on tax havens and is ready to give assistance to
India on the issue of black money stashed in its banks, a
former lawmaker has said.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has taken Switzerland off from the list of non-cooperative tax havens, following the country signing 12 taxation agreements.
Pranab Mukherjee favoured renegotiating tax treaties India has signed with many nations, saying that tax havens should be brought under "discipline".
Finance Ministers of G20 nations, have decided to take counter measures against tax havens.
A government statement placed in Parliament shows that 60 per cent of investments abroad by Indian companies last fiscal were routed to tax havens.
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