Tom Braithwaite

Financial Times

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Business and politics correspondent at the Financial Times

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By some estimates, $700 billion in American corporate earnings are parked in offshore tax havens out of reach for US tax collectors.

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By some estimates, $700 billion in American corporate earnings are parked in offshore tax havens out of reach for US tax collectors.

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