The Taxcast: January 2014 – Edition 25

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In the January 2014 Taxcast: Tax justice goes to the Cayman Islands;
the latest fall-out from #OffshoreLeaks, the expose on tax havens from
the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists; and HOW
much is Africa spending on corporate tax breaks??? The Taxcast looks
at tax incentives, Africa-style.

Produced by @Naomi_Fowler for the Tax Justice Network and featuring
John Christensen of the Tax Justice Network, tax expert Lee Sheppard,
Alvin Mosioma of the Tax Justice Network in Africa, lawyer and tax
consultant Vera Mshana, Tanzanian Member of Parliament Tundu Lissu and
Tanzanian Member of Parliament and Chair of the Public Accounts
Committee Zitto Zuberi Kabwe.


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About The Author

John Christensen

Trained as a forensic auditor and economist, he has worked in many countries around the world, including a period of working in offshore financial services with Touche Ross & Co. For 11 years he was economic adviser to the government of the British Channel Island of Jersey. In 2003 he became what the Guardian has described as “the unlikely figurehead of a worldwide campaign against tax avoidance.” His research on offshore finance has been widely published in books and academic journals, and John has taken part in many films, television documentaries and radio programmes.
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