An Historian Looks at Tax Havens

tax       2002-09-04 
The recent attack on tax havens by the OECD has pictured about 2030 countries, called tax havens, as financial cesspools destructive of the high tax systems of the world. The OECD argues that its members should gang up on these nations and shut them down by whatever means they can. This view needs to be corrected. Tax havens have a long and beneficial history serving civilization.