Links Jun 28

The Great Trump Tax Mysteries: Is He Hiding Loopholes, Errors, or Something More Serious? Vanity Fair
By TJN’s @nickshaxson, author of Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World  

Join a special “fanzone” in Paris for the match between multinationals and whistleblowers PFJ (In French)
Calling on supporters of LuxLeaks whistleblowers Antoine Deltour and Raphaël Halet, and journalist Édouard Perrin, for the trial on 29 June. See also our blog Luxembourg on trial as Luxleaks whistleblowers await tomorrow’s verdict  

Oxfam welcomes final oil and mining sunshine rule
“The rule requires oil, gas and mining companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges to publicly disclose tax and other payments they make to the U.S. government and governments around the world.”

Fiscal Policy, Austerity, and Human Rights in Latin America Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Launch of the East Africa Community Tax Incentives report Global Alliance for Tax Justice

Study on Tanzania’s Double Taxation Agreements Global Alliance for Tax Justice

New Zealand poised to toughen rules for offshore trusts The Washington Post

Argentina: Assets agreement with U.S. not quite ‘reciprocal’ Buenos Aires Herald

Corporation tax as a problem of MNC organisational circuits: The case for unitary taxation BJPIR

McDonald’s Australia almost quadruples profit and halves tax bill Daily Mail

Apple paid just £12.9m in UK tax last year despite making enough money to cover the entire bill in two hours Daily Mail

The Cost of Being Associated with Tax Havens INSEAD

It’s all happening on Fair Tax: our latest news round up The Fair Tax Mark

French prosecutor seeks trial for UBS over client tax fraud: judicial source Reuters

Oil Investor Zukerman Pleads Guilty in Tax Evasion Case Bloomberg
” …. faces more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges of evading more than $40 million in taxes”


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

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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

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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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