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The Offshore Wrapper: the Panama Papers, one year on

April 7, 2017   Blog, The Offshore Wrapper

Welcome 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 Methodist Tax Justice Network held a protest outside the offices of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Why PwC? Well the auditor has been one of the biggest promoters of tax avoidance schemes for multinationals, as well as having been implicated in a host of other corporate scandals.

The Offshore Wrapper: a week in tax justice #73

February 10, 2016   Blog, The Offshore Wrapper
The Offshore Wrapper is written by George Turner

The Offshore Wrapper is written by George Turner

The North Korean Connection

The offshore world, with its secrecy and complex corporate structures can throw up some of the most extraordinary connections. One of them was unveiled this week by Finance Uncovered, a global network of investigative journalists.

The Offshore Wrapper – a week in tax justice #71

January 12, 2016   Blog, The Offshore Wrapper
The Offshore Wrapper is written by George Turner

The Offshore Wrapper is written by George Turner

Only in Belgium

The European Commission has written to Belgium, ordering that country to collect an extra €700m in taxes from at least 35 multi-national companies. The letter is the latest move by the European Commission to use its power over the European single market to clamp down on tax avoiding multinationals.

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