Bloomberg Tax
Oct. 4, 2021, 1:42 PM

Pandora Papers Dump Reignites EU Tax Haven Debate Ahead of Vote

Stephen Gardner
Stephen Gardner
Freelance Correspondent

The Pandora Papers disclosures highlight failings of the European Union’s tax haven list, just as it is set to be slimmed down, European Parliament lawmakers said Monday.

EU finance ministers are set to vote Tuesday to remove three of the 12 jurisdictions from the EU tax haven list, following meetings last week, an EU official authorized to speak to the press confirmed. Anguilla, Dominica, and Seychelles are set to be removed.

“While journalists publish the biggest tax leak ever, EU finance ministers are weakening their list of tax havens,” said Sven Giegold, financial and economic policy spokesperson for the Green ...