Links Sep 12

Tax justice – in it for the long haul Christian Aid

Three Illicit Flows Targets for the Post-2015 Framework Center for Global Development

How tax inspectors could prevent the next Ebola outbreak The Conversation
See also recent blog: Tax Inspectors Without Borders – an update

The Corporate Income Tax Has Always Been About Power The Tax Analysts Blog

New CTJ Report: Congress Should Require Inverting Corporations to Pay Up Taxes They Owe on Profits Held Offshore Citizens for Tax Justice

U.S. Treasury Is Weighing Action on Hedge-Fund Tax ‘Loophole’ Bloomberg

Europe’s finance ministers urged to stop European Investment Bank’s ‘extraordinary’ slide towards secrecy Eurodad

UBS Appeals $1.4 Billion Bail in French Tax Evasion Probe Bloomberg

Swiss Private Bank Deal Speculation Overblown, Vontobel CEO Says Bloomberg

Switzerland: Bank fines not tax deductible, cabinet decides swissinfo

Dow Chemical cannot get $1 blllion tax deductions on sham partnerships with Goldman Sachs Reuters

Russian police search National Reserve Bank over tax evasion ITAR-TASS News Agency

Corruption Fighter Gooch Tackles Abusive Shell Companies Bloomberg

$190m frozen in UK and Switzerland in OPL 245 bribery case as ENI CEO is named as suspect Global Witness

US prosecutors allege Belize fraud and tax evasion conspiracy STEP

Countries Freeze More Stolen Assets, Don’t Return Enough of It–Report The Wall Street Journal

Ukraine moves to create elite corruption fighters KyivPost

‘Swazileaks’ exposes ruler’s $60 million a year lifestyle Whistleblower Today

Nice work if you can get it The Banker’s Umbrella
A look at a selection of the high-salaried, low-tax jobs in the EU Commission “headed by Jean-Claude Juncker of little old Luxembourg”

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UN must defend target to curtail multinational companies’ tax abuse

Photo by Luca Santori, Creative Commons LicenseThe Tax Justice Network, The Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation, and the Global Alliance for Tax Justice call on the UN Secretary General to make sure the commitment to action on tax abuses by multinational companies remains part of the new UN Sustainable Development Goals.


The BVI: Responsible for worldwide tax losses of $37.5 billion a year

BVI report blogAn extraordinary report by consultants Capital Economics, for BVI Finance, claims that the British Virgin Islands are responsible for $1.5 trillion of assets invested around the world, and that these result in 2.2 million jobs and $15 billion in tax revenue. A better approximation would be that the BVI imposes global tax losses of $37.5 […]


Event: Making Tax Work for Women in the UK and Globally

Invitation_ Tax and Gender eventOn Wednesday 28th June 2017 at 16.30 our very own Liz Nelson will be speaking at an event in London that aims to bring together gender and tax justice advocates to highlight the need for coherent and gender-responsive fiscal policies to safeguard the rights of women and girls both in the UK and globally. The […]


Historic event on women, human rights and tax justice in Bogota

BogotaLast week civil society organisations, researchers, labour union activists and policy makers met in Bogota, Colombia to explore how tax justice issues can ensure governments, multinational corporations and others meet their obligations to women in order to secure their full range of human rights. The Women’s Rights and Tax Justice conference opened with a conversation […]


The Offshore Wrapper: the Panama Papers, one year on

Photos from the Protest outside PwC 1 Embankment Place, part of the Global week of action for tax justiceWelcome to the Offshore Wrapper – your weekly update from TJN.  Happy Paniversary! This week it’s been one year since the Panama Papers were leaked, and a number of organisations around the world have been marking the occasion though the global week of action for tax justice. In London, activists from the TJN and the […]


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