In the February Taxcast: Are European tax havens getting ‘illegal state subsidies’? The European Union’s Competition Commissioner thinks so. Are the world’s tax havens really going to become more transparent? We analyse the OECD’s automatic information exchange proposal, warts and all. And, the tax haven of the Bahamas is broke – the government’s solution? Tax the poor! We look at the Bahamian campaign against a Value Added Tax and their demands for a freedom of information act.