The East Africa Tax and Governance Network (EATGN) has today launched its first report on taxation and human rights in East Africa.
The impacts on gender of tax and spending decisions made by governments although important are often little understood by decision makers. As the UK government sets out its autumn statement the Women’s Budget Group is seeking to promote understanding of this issue.
Tax evasion: MEPs back automatic exchange of bank data to track account owners European Parliament
Dutch journalist facing prison term in Panama for criminal libel The Guardian
‘This prison sentence sends a signal that critical journalism on fraud and corruption is not possible in Panama’
Stiglitz and Pieth Panama Papers Report: A Roadmap for Global Transparency in the 21st Century Financial Transparency Coalition
New Law: Luxembourg to offer easy visa for ultra-rich Luxemburger Wort
The British Prime Minister today hinted that she is considering further corporate tax cuts and increases in corporate welfare after US President elect Donald Trump signaled he would seek to slash the US federal corporation tax rate to 15%. Theresa May’s speech signals a renewed commitment by her government to what it misleadingly called ‘tax competition’. In our view, the policy is an act of economic recklessness which puts the UK at the head of a global race to the bottom on corporate taxation that the world really does not need.