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The Most Popular Ways to Funnel Cash to Tax Havens

The money generally moves through Europe.
Data: Univesity of Amsterdam; graphic by Bloomberg Businessweek

The road to the world's biggest tax havens goes through Britain and the Netherlands. The countries are the two most popular routes companies use to funnel cash away from the tax man, according to a study from the University of Amsterdam. Together with Switzerland, Singapore and Ireland, they account for 47 percent of transfers to what the researchers called "sink" offshore financial centers.

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