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Tax justice to end inequality: World Social Forum 2015 Declaration Global Alliance for Tax Justice

WSF: Activists call for governments to end inequality and deliver tax justice Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Getting the EU response to the tax dodging scandal right Eurodad

Eva Joly on a crusade against tax evasion in Greece Le Monde (In French)

Taking advantage of tax havens: Spain and Spain’s big companies Eurodad

Corporate tax cuts help big business and small firms pay the price The Conversation

Afghanistan’s president favors offshore transparency, Robert Rubin not so much? The Komisar Scoop

India: Companies roping in tax professionals to avoid black money trap The Economic Times

India threatening criminal probe over black money: Swiss regulator The Hindustan Times

Rupert Murdoch’s US empire siphons $4.5b from Australian business virtually tax-free Sydney Morning Herald
See also: Australia: Google, Apple and Microsoft defend tax set-up that shifts revenue offshore The Guardian

U.S.: Dozens of Companies Admit Using Tax Havens Citizens for Tax Justice

UK: Ed Miliband: Labour will scrap non-dom tax status The Guardian
Big news if it happens; hat tip @JesseDrucker. See also: HSBC files reveal how UK’s non-dom tax concession is being exploited The Guardian

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

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The Offshore Wrapper: the Panama Papers, one year on

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