Back in 2014 I was in touch with Nairobi-based Tax Justice Network Africa, as they prepared to take the Kenyan government to court over its tax treaty with Mauritius, signed in 2012. The treaty seemed a pretty poor deal for Kenya, lacking adequate anti-abuse protection, preventing Kenya from imposing withholding tax on technical fees, and… Continue reading Unprecedented: Kenya-Mauritius tax treaty ratification struck down in court
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Did you spot the double taxation storyline in Mad Men?
I’m a big fan of AMC’s Mad Men, and have only been more greatly endeared to it by the realisation that one of its most heartbreaking storylines was in fact all about double taxation. In season five, Lane Pryce, the Englishman in New York, is caught out by an unexpected tax bill, with tragic consequences.… Continue reading Did you spot the double taxation storyline in Mad Men?