Nicholas Shaxson

Writer and Researcher

Short bio

Nicholas Shaxson is a journalist and writer on the staff of Tax Justice Network. He is author of the book 'Poisoned Wells' about the oil industry in Africa, published in 2007, 'Treasure Islands: Tax havens and the Men who Stole the World', published in January 2011, and 'The Finance Curse: How global finance is making us all poorer', published in October 2018. He lives in Berlin.

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A new anti-monopoly initiative opens today

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 March 2021 ■ < 1
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Tax Justice Network partnership with Federal Inland Revenue Service of Nigeria explores new audit tool

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 February 2021 ■ 4 min READ
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How a mini movement overturned secret US shell companies

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 January 2021 ■ 3 min READ
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Data havens: how to tackle the new digital race to the bottom

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 December 2020 ■ 5 min READ
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How tax havens support fossil fuel companies

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 December 2020 ■ 3 min READ
A pair of pink and white boxing gloves on a grey floor
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How to fight inequality: a chat with Ben Phillips

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 December 2020 ■ 8 min READ
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Take action to stop corporate tax cheating in Europe

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 October 2020 ■ 2 min READ
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How GDP masks the finance curse

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 October 2020 ■ 3 min READ
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MTN uses Netherlands tax haven to escape African tax bills

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 September 2020 ■ 2 min READ
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Murky Ghana gold deal raises questions about Jersey

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 September 2020 ■ 11 min READ
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How ‘Digital Trade’ rules would make it harder for lower-income countries to tax or regulate the digital economy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 September 2020 ■ 2 min READ
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HSBC threatens UK amid Coronavirus crisis

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 April 2020 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Could the wealth in tax havens help us pay for the Coronavirus response?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 March 2020 ■ 10 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Tax justice and the coronavirus

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 March 2020 ■ 9 min READ ■ 5 comments
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How the Finance Curse hurts U.S. agriculture

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 February 2020 ■ 2 min READ
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After Brexit, EU blacklists UK’s territory Cayman

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 February 2020 ■ 3 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Luanda Leaks: the effects on the ground in Africa

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 January 2020 ■ 3 min READ
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IMF: shrink the financial sector to reduce inequality

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 January 2020 ■ 4 min READ
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On raising tax in Africa

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 January 2020 ■ < 1
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The Competitiveness Files: Martin Wolf

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 January 2020 ■ 14 min READ
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If tax havens scare you, monopolies should too. And vice versa.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 November 2019 ■ 28 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Taxing multinationals: a new approach

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 October 2019 ■ 2 min READ
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Historic US vote to tackle shell company secrecy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 October 2019 ■ < 1
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New website: massive rise in tax injustice in the US

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 October 2019 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax Havens: Britain’s Second Empire

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 September 2019 ■ 10 min READ ■ 2 comments
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No, corporate tax avoidance is not ‘legal’ – an update

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 September 2019 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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IMF tackles tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 September 2019 ■ < 1
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France gets bullied on digital tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 August 2019 ■ < 1
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Taxing foreign capital as an alternative to tariffs

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 August 2019 ■ 2 min READ
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How financialisation worsens Britain’s regional imbalances: our submission to parliament

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 August 2019 ■ < 1
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Twenty reasons to shrink your financial centre

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 June 2019 ■ 12 min READ
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No, corporate tax avoidance is not ‘legal’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 May 2019 ■ 15 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Quote of the day: the Big Four in low income countries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 May 2019 ■ < 1
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Over a third of world trade happens inside multinational corporations

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 April 2019 ■ 3 min READ
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Ten reasons why the Destination Based Cash Flow Tax is a terrible idea

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 March 2019 ■ 14 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Tax Inspectors Without Borders – a Tax Justice Network idea bears fruit

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 February 2019 ■ 5 min READ ■ 1 comments
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World’s biggest monopolist pays negative taxes

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 February 2019 ■ 4 min READ
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How Brexit may deepen the Finance Curse

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 February 2019 ■ 4 min READ
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Quote of the day – accountants “not set up to look for fraud.”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 31 January 2019 ■ < 1
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It’s time to tax wealth properly

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 October 2018 ■ 3 min READ
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The Finance Curse and the £4.5 trillion hit to the UK economy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 October 2018 ■ 4 min READ
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Leaving Jersey – an island cursed by finance

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 September 2018 ■ 5 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Is Germany’s finance minister the puppet of Big Finance?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 September 2018 ■ 5 min READ
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Fintech, hotbed of offshore deregulation and crime

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 August 2018 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax “stability” short-changes Burkina Faso

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 August 2018 ■ 3 min READ
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Switzerland seen backing down on supporting tax haven USA

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 October 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Beware the siren song of “tax certainty”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 October 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Quote of the day – the future of tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 September 2016 ■ < 1
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OECD threatens Bahamas with blacklisting, Bahamas wilts

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 September 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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UN report recommends: go after tax havens, and protect whistleblowers

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 September 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Ecuador’s president calls for global tax body

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 September 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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EU Leaks – a new platform for whistleblowers

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 September 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Report: new data disproves US corporations’ false narrative on taxes

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 September 2016 ■ < 1
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Apple’s tax affairs: a symptom of the robber-baron culture

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 September 2016 ■ 5 min READ ■ 4 comments
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Now Brazil puts Ireland on its tax haven blacklist

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 September 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Quote of the day – tax crimes and traffic offences

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 September 2016 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Report: why we need to tax corporations now, more than ever

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 September 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Report: the investor case for country by country reporting

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 September 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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More evidence of the links between tax and inequality

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 September 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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The Bahamas tax haven – a (re-)emerging global menace?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 September 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Apple’s iPhone 7 launch: but what about the taxes?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 September 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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On our recent event on beneficial ownership in Buenos Aires

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 September 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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UK moves forward on Country by Country reporting

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 September 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Why reregulation after the crisis is feeble: Shadow banking, offshore financial centers, and jurisdictional ‘competition’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 September 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Corporate tax cuts: why the old analyses don’t stack up any more (did they ever?)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 August 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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Public procurement — the next frontier for tax justice campaigning?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 August 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Why the Swiss case against whistleblower Elmer may hurt the bankers

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 August 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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New report from UK parliament: tax justice to the fore

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 August 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Finally, trade misinvoicing gets political

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 August 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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Tax cuts and prosperity: new US evidence

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 August 2016 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Finance Curse in The Atlantic: how to mount an offshore coup

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 August 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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Will the OECD tax haven blacklist be another whitewash?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 July 2016 ■ 7 min READ
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Guest blog: involve developing countries more in international tax co-operation

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 July 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Some countries “lose” 2/3 of exports to misinvoicing

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 July 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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New questions over Juncker’s role in Amazon Luxembourg affair

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 July 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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New tax justice platform in Spain

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 July 2016 ■ < 1
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Luxembourg backing down on supporting tax haven USA

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 July 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Top tax expert: Big 4 “accountants of fortune” must be broken up

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 July 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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UN calls UK to account over impact of unjust tax laws

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 July 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 13 comments
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New EU Directive on Money Laundering – a curate’s egg

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 July 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Anti-tax, anti-regulation sirens already emerging after Brexit

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 July 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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Two new transparency advances, in UK and US

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 July 2016 ■ 5 min READ
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Brexit gets worse as London seeks to wriggle free from UK

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 June 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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New ranking of how transparent the think tanks are

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 June 2016 ■ < 1
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Luxembourg on trial as Luxleaks whistleblowers await tomorrow’s verdict

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 June 2016 ■ < 1
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Kenya tax haven approaching: secrecy to be enforced with prison terms

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 June 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Brexit: the Tax Justice Network backs Remain

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 June 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Finance Uncovered: new investigation into Rift Valley Railway

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 June 2016 ■ < 1
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More unfair tax treaties may be renegotiated

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 June 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Swiss whistleblower Rudolf Elmer: ‘they want to crucify me, as an example to other bankers’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 June 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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What might Brexit do for tax havens and tax justice?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 June 2016 ■ 5 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Are European Union finance ministers about to deliver another stitch-up on corporate tax?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 June 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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New paper: Taxing Multinational Enterprises as Unitary Firms

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 June 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Switzerland is handing back looted money. How big a deal is this?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 June 2016 ■ 6 min READ
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Guest article: transparency upside down

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 June 2016 ■ < 1
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Norway’s oil fund: a minor victory for tax ethics

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 June 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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TJN sparring partner caught up in Panama Papers scandal

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 June 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Now Luxembourg, Switzerland are working to bolster Tax Haven USA

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 June 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 3 comments
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New tools for tax policies and human rights

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 June 2016 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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More sordid details about the Luxembourg tax cheat factory

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 June 2016 ■ < 1
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The false promise of tax haven blacklists

By Nick Shaxson ■ 31 May 2016 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Quote of the day – London and money laundering

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 May 2016 ■ < 1
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Automatic Information Exchange is not the answer!

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 May 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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New Research Shows Millionaires Less Mobile than the Rest of Us

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 May 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Want to end corruption? Crack down on tax havens.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 May 2016 ■ < 1
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Liberia’s mysterious company registry system

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 May 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Three lessons on the hidden cost of corruption – for the West

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 May 2016 ■ 8 min READ
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Mauritius: India cracks down on a major tax evasion route

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 May 2016 ■ 5 min READ ■ 3 comments
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New report exposes flaws in global and EU anti-money laundering rules and explains how they can be fixed

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 May 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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Britain’s secrecy web: no corpses on the street, no problem

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 May 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Support grows for our withholding tax policy against Tax Haven USA

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 May 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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What if tax reform was a fundamental human right?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 May 2016 ■ < 1
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More than $12 trillion stuffed offshore, from developing countries alone

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 May 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Panama Papers: source issues a tax justice document

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 May 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Lessons from Iceland, where offshore created an onshore bubble free of rules and regulations

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 May 2016 ■ 7 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Tax haven Jersey – the North Korea connection

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 May 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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On Luxembourg’s contribution to financial instability

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 April 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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In the dock: Antoine Deltour, Edouard Perrin – or Luxembourg?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 April 2016 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Guest blog: Panama, the secret garden of the Colombian oligarchy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 April 2016 ■ 5 min READ
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BEPS Monitoring Group on curbing tax treaty abuses

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 April 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Guest blog: have universities gone offshore with finance theory and teaching?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 April 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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A graphical assault on supply-side tax cuts and tax ‘competitiveness’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 April 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Irish Times: US taxpayers growing tired of Ireland’s one big idea

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 April 2016 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Luxleaks whistleblowers on trial in a week, face 10 years in jail

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 April 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Five myths about tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 April 2016 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Panama makes a concession – and G20 offers some buzzwords

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 April 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Graph of the day: the broken U.S. tax system

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 April 2016 ■ < 1
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Finance ministers: “hammer blow against tax evasion” – or a feather-swipe?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 April 2016 ■ 5 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Trove of secret Swiss bank data released to European countries: now use it!

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 April 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Area more than three times the size of Greater London owned in UK by secret companies in offshore tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 April 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Taxing tax havens – Foreign Affairs article

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 April 2016 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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If you’re in Washington, D.C. on April 14th . . .

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 April 2016 ■ < 1
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The Panama papers are not about tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 April 2016 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Mossack Fonseca: why so few American clients? (Hold the conspiracy theories)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 April 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 5 comments
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Panama papers help the world wake up to Tax Haven USA

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 April 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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The Panama papers – in case you missed it

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 April 2016 ■ < 1
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Guest blog: how the European Trade secrets Directive will silence tax whistleblowers

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 April 2016 ■ 5 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Take action to back corporate transparency in Europe

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 March 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Why is the CEO of IKEA Switzerland head of a UN panel on gender?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 March 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Scottish Government announces historic law to end secrecy of land ownership

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 March 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Indonesia’s corrupt tax amnesty – how many will follow?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 March 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Switzerland rejects request from Argentina on leaked HSBC accounts

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 March 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Following the Money: French Banks’ Activities in Tax Havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 March 2016 ■ 6 min READ
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KPMG: are they really masters of the universe?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 March 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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The Multinational Enterprises (Financial Transparency) Bill

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 March 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Oxfam report: Ending the Era of Tax Havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 March 2016 ■ 5 min READ
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Our corruption and tax havens workshop: new programme

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 March 2016 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Top rate income tax cuts: 89 percent go to men, 11 percent to women

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 March 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Why tax ‘competitiveness’ is like ice cream

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 March 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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“Squeaky clean” Cayman caught in the act – again

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 March 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax haven Panama: giving the world the “middle finger”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 March 2016 ■ 2 min READ ■ 3 comments
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International Women’s Day: tax justice is a feminist issue, every day.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 March 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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How do top rate income tax cuts affect women?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 March 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Taxing corporations: the Politics and Ideology of the Arm’s Length Principle

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 March 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 4 comments
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Switzerland’s financial secrecy brought under the human rights spotlight 

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 March 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 3 comments
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Google, Facebook and a gradual realignment to the post-BEPS landscape

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 March 2016 ■ 6 min READ
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US Fortune 500 cos hold $2.4trn offshore, dodging up to $695bn in tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 March 2016 ■ < 1
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UN asks IMF, World Bank, to study illicit financial flows

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 March 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Facebook ‘to pay more UK tax’. Let’s not get carried away

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 March 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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2016 Honesty Oscars: Stop the Bleeding song wins

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 March 2016 ■ < 1
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Will the US Implement Country by Country Reporting?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 March 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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The other four fifths of the corporate tax “incidence” question

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 March 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 5 comments
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US official on the influence of NGOs on taxing multinationals

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 March 2016 ■ < 1
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Tax Justice Network vs. Tim Worstall: a debate on corporate tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 March 2016 ■ 2 min READ ■ 15 comments
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Should we be giving tax breaks to tobacco companies?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 February 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Offshore Ireland implicated in bank collapse, once again

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 February 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Belgian tax treaties cost developing countries millions every year

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 February 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Pfizer: tax dodger, price gouger

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 February 2016 ■ < 1
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Corporate tax: the great incidence hoax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 February 2016 ■ 5 min READ ■ 16 comments
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Quote of the day: South Africa’s Finance Minister

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 February 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Which countries have a Land Value Tax?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 February 2016 ■ < 1 ■ 7 comments
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National Competitiveness: a Dangerous Obsession

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 February 2016 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Report: The treaties that cut taxes in poorest countries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 February 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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OECD invites developing countries to join anti-tax avoidance plan, but only after the rules have been written

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 February 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Australia passes new information sharing provision

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 February 2016 ■ < 1
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New project to share tax info in the Americas

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 February 2016 ■ < 1
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On the closure of the Argentinian think tank Cefid-AR

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 February 2016 ■ < 1
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Big bills: let’s recall them all

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 February 2016 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Corruption and the role of tax havens: workshop programme

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 February 2016 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Call for articles: corporate tax reform, value theory, post-capitalism

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 February 2016 ■ < 1
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New analysis: why Google is paying just 2% tax rate in the UK

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 February 2016 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Illicit financial flows: the links to peace and security concerns

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 February 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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TJN in New York Review of Books: Missing Trillions

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 February 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Apply withholding taxes to tackle tax haven USA

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 February 2016 ■ < 1
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Image of the day: IKEA

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 February 2016 ■ < 1
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Remembering Rebecca Wilkins, champion for tax justice

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 February 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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HSBC: a very different relocation, tax haven to muckier tax haven

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 February 2016 ■ < 1
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TJN’s Cobham in top-ranked UK & Ireland economists

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 February 2016 ■ < 1
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Why Google (and other multinationals) are still not paying their fair share of corporation tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 February 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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HSBC opts to stay in ‘competitive’ London. (It was never going to leave anyway)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 February 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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Netherlands, UK push for more transparency

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 February 2016 ■ < 1
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Which countries have the right to tax Google’s income?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 February 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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Call for Papers: Third Annual Amartya Sen Prize Competition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 February 2016 ■ < 1
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New signs that Cayman might dismantle its secrecy law

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 February 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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PwC: using ‘competitiveness’ as crowbar to lobby for mining cos

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 February 2016 ■ 7 min READ
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KPMG: Professional Chameleons Or Independent Public Auditors And Regulators?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 February 2016 ■ 5 min READ
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Taiwan – the un-noticed Asian tax haven?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 February 2016 ■ 5 min READ ■ 4 comments
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The Finance Curse: Britain and the World Economy, new paper

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 February 2016 ■ < 1
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Cartoon of the day – on innovation

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 January 2016 ■ < 1
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Europe’s Anti Tax Avoidance Package: adding fuel to the fire?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 January 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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TJN calls for public country by country reporting. A few hours later . . .

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 January 2016 ■ < 1
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Tax haven USA: new Bloomberg story adds urgency to reform needs

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 January 2016 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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The Offshore Wrapper – a week in tax justice #72

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 January 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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Google’s taxes and the economic illiteracy of the Mayor of London

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 January 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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Europe must impose withholding taxes on payments, to target U.S. and other tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 January 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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Review: new book on Capital Flight from Africa

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 January 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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TJN-backed tax haven book a bestseller in Germany

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 January 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Some (minor) useful developments in the United States

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 January 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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New paper: tax treaties a ‘poisoned chalice’ for developing countries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 January 2016 ■ 5 min READ
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Quote of the day: White House slaps down foolish ‘innovation box’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 January 2016 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Tax justice and human rights: an issue that’s been hiding in plain sight

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 January 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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The secret EU Tax “Code” that needs to be cracked open

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 January 2016 ■ 4 min READ
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Tax Justice Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourg) launched

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 January 2016 ■ 3 min READ
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New petition: public country by country reporting now

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 January 2016 ■ < 1
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New research: ‘competing’ aggressively on tax reduces growth

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 January 2016 ■ 5 min READ
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The ironic pillage of tax haven Puerto Rico by offshore hedge funds

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 January 2016 ■ 5 min READ ■ 5 comments
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Tax Haven Netherlands takes over EU presidency. As if Juncker weren’t enough

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 January 2016 ■ 2 min READ
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Apple CEO Tim Cook: wilfully not understanding tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 December 2015 ■ < 1
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Time to investigate the Big 4 over the financial crash

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 December 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Financial Secrecy Index – full technical database now available

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 December 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Wealth management: tax avoidance is just the tip of the iceberg

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 December 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Panama thumbs its nose at transparency – again

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 December 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Tax havens and the role of multinationals running care services

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 December 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Lazonick: tax cheating is just part of Pfizer’s corrupt business model

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 December 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Jersey: the fall of a Finance-Cursed tax haven

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 December 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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The chaser’s guide to tax havens: a simple 1,413-step guide

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 December 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day – on Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘charitable donation’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 December 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 5 comments
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Shell companies: UK statement on public registers – and an animated video

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 December 2015 ■ < 1
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Kenya as a tax haven would be a ‘financial crime aircraft carrier’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 December 2015 ■ < 1
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New study: corporate tax cuts may have been ‘the greatest blunder’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 December 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Survey: corruption rife among accountants.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 November 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Greek shipowners and the competitiveness threat

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 November 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 3 comments
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Our Spanish podcast is out! Salió nuestro podcast en Castellano

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 November 2015 ■ < 1
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New report: tax treaties in sub-Saharan Africa

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 November 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Short animation: tax is paid by everyone, for everyone

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 November 2015 ■ < 1
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The Norwegian shareholder registry: now open for all

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 November 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Colombia and civil war: the role of tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 November 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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The Offshore Wrapper: a week in tax justice #71

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 November 2015 ■ 6 min READ
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Britain can force its tax havens to curb secrecy. But will it?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 November 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Who ultimately pays the corporate income tax? (Again.)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 November 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Crickhowell and the tax rebellion: the mouse that roared?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 November 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 8 comments
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How Ireland became an offshore financial centre

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 November 2015 ■ 20 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Still Broken: major new report on global corporate tax cheating

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 November 2015 ■ 4 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Guest blog: sun, sea, sand, tourism and fantasy finance

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 November 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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UK and China: the national security threat from the City of London

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 November 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Leaked documents: how Luxembourg, Netherlands have blocked EU tax reforms

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 November 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Rangers lose the big tax case: what now?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 November 2015 ■ 9 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Fifty Shades of Tax Dodging: how EU helps support unjust global tax systems

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 November 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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TJN unveils its new Financial Secrecy Index

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 November 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Luxembourg – how’s that tax cleanup going?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 October 2015 ■ < 1
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NYT on The Price We Pay: exacting, disturbing, enlightening, must be heard

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 October 2015 ■ < 1
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How the wealth managers do it: an in-depth investigation

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 October 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Will civil society shake up the world of tax treaties?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 October 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 3 comments
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Finance Uncovered: a proper introduction

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 October 2015 ■ 5 min READ ■ 1 comments
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The Offshore Wrapper: a week in tax justice #70

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 October 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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What will BEPS fix, and who will gain?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 October 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Seychelles: the ex-billionaire and the captured state

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 October 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Finance Uncovered: how Africa’s biggest cell phone firm shifts billions offshore

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 October 2015 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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How 1/8th of Moldova’s GDP vanished, via a Scottish council flat

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 October 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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On tax credits, economic misunderstandings and the poor

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 October 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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So: what kinds of corporate tax schemes won’t BEPS stop?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 October 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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New study: U.S. Fortune 500 cos have $2.1 trillion offshore

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 October 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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GATJ: OECD tweaks to tax rules for multinational corporations fall short on transparency, inclusivity

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 October 2015 ■ < 1
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Press release: OECD’s BEPS proposals will not be the end of tax avoidance by multinationals

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 October 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Belize and the curious tale of the British lord

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 October 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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World Bank president: corporate tax dodging ‘a form of corruption’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 October 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Christian Aid: new Swissleaks analysis shows harm to developing countries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 September 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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How ‘competitive’ tax and incentive policies hurt small U.S. businesses

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 September 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Pope Francis on inequality, tax evasion and corruption

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Switzerland: still the home of secret banking

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Developing countries and BEPS: an equal footing?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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The march of the international tax treaty arbitrators

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Why a ‘competitive’ economy means less competition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 September 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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Country by country reporting: lessons from Finland

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 September 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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New Christian Aid poll: 70% believe ‘legal’ tax avoidance is wrong

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 September 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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OECD: too much finance hurts growth — more on latest paper supporting Finance Curse thesis

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 September 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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New report: Chevron’s Australian tax avoidance exposed

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 September 2015 ■ < 1
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Juncker faces Euro tax committee: “disappointing and outrageous”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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The G20/OECD BEPS Project on corporate tax: a scorecard

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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C20: new civil society policy paper on tax justice

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Report: Illicit Financial Flows Outpace Foreign Aid and Investment

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 September 2015 ■ < 1
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Holes in new OECD handbook for global financial transparency

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Country by Country Reporting: lobbyists eviscerate OECD project

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax Haven Germany – New TJN Book

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 September 2015 ■ < 1 ■ 2 comments
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Russia’s offshore financial nexus, threatening financial stability and security

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 September 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Offshore whistleblowers Deltour, Gibaud, nominated for Sakharov prize

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 September 2015 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Tax havens and Promontory Financial Group: a “safe pair of hands?”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Will Brazil’s “CPMF” financial transactions tax live another day?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 September 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Urry: “offshoring and democracy are in direct conflict.”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 September 2015 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: a tectonic shift in accounting standards

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 September 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Quote of the day – Scottish land owned via tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 September 2015 ■ < 1
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Selling England by the offshore pound: astonishing new interactive map

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 September 2015 ■ < 1
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Why tax havens will be at the heart of the next financial crisis

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 September 2015 ■ 6 min READ ■ 2 comments
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As the murk grows, the UK rows back on money laundering checks

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 September 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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New report: anticipating tax wars in Southeast Asia

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 September 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Taxing Money Madness – now is the perfect time for FTT/Robin Hood tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 August 2015 ■ 9 min READ ■ 2 comments
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No, tax isn’t lawful extortion (or theft)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 August 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 27 comments
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Our Spanish language podcast: Justicia ImPositiva, Edición 1

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 August 2015 ■ < 1 ■ 6 comments
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The West African Tax Giveaway: new report

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 August 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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The Tax Justice Network podcast, August 2015

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 August 2015 ■ < 1
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Islands (the play): the conversation shifts

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 August 2015 ■ < 1
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Guest post: time for a grown-up debate about corporate welfare

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 August 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Coming soon: the first Spanish language Taxcast

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 August 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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The ALEC rankings: does smaller government mean higher growth?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 August 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Tracking corporate tax breaks: a welcome new form of transparency emerges in the U.S.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 August 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Global tax body: “After 3 days of bullying, developing countries were run over”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 July 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day – Africa hit by global tax intrigues

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 July 2015 ■ < 1
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UK parliament: stop money laundering through UK property

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 July 2015 ■ < 1
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Did NGOs invent a pot of gold? (No.)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 July 2015 ■ 15 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Call for papers on Gender, Development, and Fiscal/Economic Equality

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 July 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Quote of the day: City of London and the drugs trade

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 July 2015 ■ < 1
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From Russia with cash: the London laundry exposed

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 July 2015 ■ < 1
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Fake residency: the yawning loophole the OECD must close

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 July 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 4 comments
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IMF: US isn’t doing enough to curb financial secrecy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 July 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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New US study lends support to Financial Transaction Tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 July 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Stop the bleeding: new African tax justice campaign

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 July 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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The sorry tale of the offshore wheeler-dealer

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 July 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Guest blog: how Switzerland corrupted its courts to nail Rudolf Elmer

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 July 2015 ■ 16 min READ ■ 3 comments
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Quote of the day: JFK and secrecy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 June 2015 ■ < 1
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Tax Justice Research Bulletin 1(6)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 June 2015 ■ 9 min READ
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Runways expansion: a curious tax haven link

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 June 2015 ■ < 1
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Tax havens: beyond illicit financial flows

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 June 2015 ■ 7 min READ
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First global week of action for tax justice hits 43 countries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 June 2015 ■ 16 min READ
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Cayman papers in rare, savage attacks on UK and financial sector

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 June 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 3 comments
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New IMF research: tax affects inequality; inequality affects growth

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 June 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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The Tax Justice Network Podcast, June 2015

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 June 2015 ■ < 1
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New OECD report backs TJN’s Finance Curse research

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 June 2015 ■ < 1
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Exposed: $43 million tax dodge in world’s poorest country

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 June 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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10 Reasons Why an Intergovernmental UN Tax Body Will Benefit Everyone

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 June 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Sign on! Lima Declaration on Tax Justice and Human Rights

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 June 2015 ■ 6 min READ
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Juncker’s hidden hand? EU tax haven blacklist omits Luxembourg

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 June 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Indonesia: Financial Transparency Conference, Jakarta, October

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 June 2015 ■ < 1
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Corporate tax and the OECD: joint statement to the G20

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 June 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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The politics of country-by-country reporting

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 June 2015 ■ < 1
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Juncker invites himself to Luxleaks hearing

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 June 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Are the G7 really suggesting compulsory arbitration on international tax disputes?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 June 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Luxembourg: the campaign on corporate tax has only just begun

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 June 2015 ■ < 1
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OECD country-by-country reporting: Strangled at birth

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 June 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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TJN in The Economist: on the precious corporate income tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 June 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Australia may try to exempt wealthy via scaremongering

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 June 2015 ■ < 1
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Did KPMG spot anything amiss at FIFA?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 June 2015 ■ < 1
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International commission calls for corporate tax reform

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 June 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Tax Justice Research Bulletin 1(5)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 June 2015 ■ 10 min READ
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Quote of the day – tax incentives as official tax evasion

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 June 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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World No Tobacco Day: Marching to Big Tobacco’s tune?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 June 2015 ■ 8 min READ
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The other FIFA scandal: poor countries and the tax-free bubble

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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How Goldman Sachs distorts sports via tax cheating

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Global Week of Action for #TaxJustice, June 16-23, 2015.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 May 2015 ■ < 1
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Stiglitz to tax haven UK: you are aiding and abetting theft

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 May 2015 ■ < 1
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Amazon to curb Luxembourg tax schemes: a sign of things to come?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Justice, interrupted: will bankers get off the hook ever more lightly?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Economist: why it’s time to stop making debt tax-deductible

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 May 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Tax wars: seminar at European parliament

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 May 2015 ■ < 1
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Farewell, Margaret Hodge

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 May 2015 ■ < 1
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Bill Gates: corporate tax rates at 35% won’t stop the innovators

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Financial Secrecy Index: new academic paper

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 May 2015 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Should tax targets for post-2015 be rejected?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Auditor rotation: the new merry-go-round

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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A short FAQ on the European Parliament’s probe into tax rulings

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 May 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Tax Justice demonstration in Luxembourg as EU tax body visits

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax Justice Focus – the Gender edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Is France’s economy really less ‘competitive’ than Britain’s?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Report: Tax havens cost Egypt’s treasury billions

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 May 2015 ■ < 1
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Will UK’s new government help poor countries fight tax haven secrecy?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 May 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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How to threaten politicians, the City of London way

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Do real investors chase corporate tax cuts?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 May 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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The Economist has noticed the Finance Curse

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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British tax havens fret about UK election

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Edouard Perrin, PwC and the Dodgy Duchy of Luxembourg

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 May 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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The Tax Justice Research Bulletin 1(4)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 May 2015 ■ 7 min READ
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Jersey’s foundations law is fit for money launderers: scrap it

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 May 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Britain goes to the polls: the tax avoidance election

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 May 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Why Gender Equality Requires More Tax Revenue

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 May 2015 ■ 5 min READ ■ 3 comments
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The Celtic Tiger: the Irish banking inquiry and a tale of two booms

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 May 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Euro Trade unions spell out tax justice demands

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Cayman implicated in fishy Saudi deal

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 May 2015 ■ < 1
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How do tax wars affect women?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Is Singapore censoring critics of its tax haven status? Well, perhaps . . .

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Two new reports challenge the OECD’s work on corporate tax cheating

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 May 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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How do the UK parties’ promises on tax measure up on gender equality?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 May 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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Avaaz in legal challenge to UK over Liechtenstein amnesty and HSBC scandal

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 May 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Lima: TJN director Christensen speech on tax justice and human rights

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 May 2015 ■ 1
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Why must tax treaties starve developing countries of revenue?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 April 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Singapore spin: “we are not a tax haven.” They all say that

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 April 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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BBC still using ideological evidence on top UK income taxes

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 April 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Adam Smith and the British East India Company: a perspective on competitiveness

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 April 2015 ■ 7 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Shareholder value and the fiduciary duty of company directors: a view from Israel

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 April 2015 ■ < 1
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The Offshore Wrapper: a week in tax justice #59

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 April 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Big Pharma companies: extracting wealth from every angle they can find

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 April 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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HSBC whistleblower Falciani, on tax havens and whistleblowing

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 April 2015 ■ < 1
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Working people pay taxes – corporations must pay their share!

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 April 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Transfer pricing: what developing countries are doing, China edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 April 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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How to make tax systems more environmentally sustainable

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 April 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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The Tax Justice Network podcast, April 2015

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 April 2015 ■ < 1
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Tax competitiveness: was Charles Tiebout joking?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 April 2015 ■ 7 min READ ■ 2 comments
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The Rumble Down Under: democracy v multinationals in Australia

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 April 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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How Swiss banks moved their evasion experts to Latin America

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 April 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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The deep joy of trusts and foundations

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 April 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Report: a proposal to adopt unitary tax in Israel

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 April 2015 ■ < 1
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Report: parties rely on unsafe top tax estimates in UK election

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 April 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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Quote of the day – finance for development

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 April 2015 ■ < 1
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When a tax haven invokes the ‘level playing field’, run for the hills

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 April 2015 ■ < 1
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What competition in the Offshore Game?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 April 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Veblen and Keynes comment on the UK Premier League

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 April 2015 ■ < 1
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Tax Justice: A Christian Response to a New Gilded Age

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 April 2015 ■ < 1
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The Offshore Game – new TJN report on offshore finance in football

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 April 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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New U.S. report: Offshore Tax Havens Cost Small Businesses $3,244 a Year

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 April 2015 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day – tax avoidance as red flag for investors

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 April 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day – on attitudes to corporate responsibility

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 April 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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‘National Competitiveness’: a crowbar for corporate and financial interests

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 April 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Tax Justice Research Bulletin 1(3)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 31 March 2015 ■ 7 min READ
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The Offshore Wrapper: a week in tax justice #56

By Nick Shaxson ■ 31 March 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Tax Justice Network – Changing the World

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 March 2015 ■ < 1
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New report on abusive tax arrangements hurting Greece

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 March 2015 ■ < 1
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Do lower tax rates curb tax cheating? Really?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 March 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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UNCTAD: multinational tax avoidance costs developing countries $100 billion+

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 March 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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An African civil society perspective on Financing for Development

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 March 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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What is competitiveness? #1 – Robert Reich

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 March 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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The Tax Justice Network Podcast, March 2015

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 March 2015 ■ < 1
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Tax haven Gibraltar sues newspaper for calling it a tax haven

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 March 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 3 comments
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The UK’s money laundering rules support debanking of poorer countries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 March 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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New Report: Ten Reasons to Defend the Corporate Income Tax.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 March 2015 ■ 5 min READ ■ 3 comments
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Six questions about HSBC and the Jersey connection

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 March 2015 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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New study outlines trillions handed out in U.S. corporate welfare bonanza

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 March 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Small countries, big banks: is Andorra the new Cyprus?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 March 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Where did Zimbabwe’s diamond revenues go?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 March 2015 ■ < 1
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Pulling the plug: how to stop corporate tax dodging in Europe and beyond

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 March 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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In the next taxcast: democracy for sale, via tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 March 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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City of London helps UK ‘betray’ US again: this time it’s over China

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Did Ireland’s 12.5 percent corporate tax rate create the Celtic Tiger?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 March 2015 ■ 7 min READ ■ 5 comments
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First newsletter of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 March 2015 ■ 5 min READ ■ 2 comments
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New Expert Global Commission Responds to One-Sided Tax Debate

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 March 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Fools’ Gold: new project on ‘competitiveness’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 March 2015 ■ < 1
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Event: can low income countries ever tax transnational corporations?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 March 2015 ■ < 1
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New report: how corrupt capital is used to buy property in the UK

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 March 2015 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day – accountants and austerity

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 March 2015 ■ < 1
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How to kickstart sluggish growth: tax corporations more

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 March 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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On using tax holidays to ‘pay for’ stuff

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 February 2015 ■ < 1
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The UK Gold – watch the UK Network Premiere

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 February 2015 ■ < 1
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It’s time to stop extraditing public-interest whistleblowers

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 February 2015 ■ < 1
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Whistleblowers – the new countercultural heroes

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 February 2015 ■ < 1
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Offshore Wrapper #52 – a year in tax justice

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 February 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Fact of the day: how often has Britain’s ‘non-dom’ rule been challenged?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 February 2015 ■ < 1
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How the ‘competitiveness’ dogma made banks corrupt

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 February 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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The Tax justice Network’s February 2015 Podcast

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 February 2015 ■ < 1
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Settling accounts: what happens after SwissLeaks?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 February 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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How to deal with the likes of HSBC

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 February 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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New official warning: too much finance is bad for your economy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 February 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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How much wealth does the median household have?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 February 2015 ■ < 1
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The “Miracle of Minneapolis” and a local ceasefire in tax wars

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 February 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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HSBC scandal latest: how the bank captured a British newspaper

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 February 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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We’d go to prison for this! Petition for tax justice

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 February 2015 ■ < 1 ■ 7 comments
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Tweet of the day – London as the front office for global tax avoidance

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 February 2015 ■ < 1
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HSBC, tax evasion and the link to lax financial regulation

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 February 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Jean-Claude Juncker and tax haven Luxembourg, in a picture

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 January 2015 ■ < 1 ■ 5 comments
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Quote of the day – is this why so many bankers are rich?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 January 2015 ■ < 1
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Apply to TJN’s Illicit Finance Journalism Programme

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 January 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day: tax-evading Greek oligarchs

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 January 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Haven quote of the day: there are no activities here

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 January 2015 ■ < 1
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Loophole USA: the vortex-shaped hole in global financial transparency

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 January 2015 ■ 9 min READ
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New report: women, tax and economic inequality

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 January 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Who runs this place? ‘Policy development’ and the Big 4

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 January 2015 ■ < 1
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Austerity: the tax dodgers’ best friend?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 January 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 2 comments
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On the historical absence of inequality and tax in the news agenda

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 January 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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The political mathematics of tech giants

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 January 2015 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: offshore enforcement as a career killer

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 January 2015 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: we are entering the age of tax wars

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 January 2015 ■ < 1
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Foreign exchange turmoil brings offshore centres into focus

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 January 2015 ■ 2 min READ
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Report: will top 1% have more wealth than the 99% in 2 years?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 January 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Do not listen to Big Oil’s whining for tax cuts

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 January 2015 ■ 4 min READ
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Will Antoine Deltour become a prisoner of conscience?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 January 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Is a financial sector like an oil industry? That graph, again

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 January 2015 ■ < 1
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Tax wars: Europe lands blow against Amazon

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 January 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Quote 2 of the day – Big Banks, Credit Suisse, and financial crime

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 January 2015 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: Swiss Franc

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 January 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Report: every U.S. state taxes its poorest at much higher rates than top 1%

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 January 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Quote of the day: offices of UK tax tribunal owned offshore

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 January 2015 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Slovak govt. to enact new anti-shell company law after scandal

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 January 2015 ■ 5 min READ
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Credit Suisse’s U.S. public hearing on Wednesday

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 January 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Oil and mining contract transparency: is a tipping point approaching?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 January 2015 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Dynamic scoring: “deception, tax fraud, sleight of hand”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 January 2015 ■ 3 min READ
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Poorer Countries Lose More from Corporate Profit-Shifting

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 January 2015 ■ 4 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Dublin event: The Human Rights Impact of Tax and Fiscal Policy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 January 2015 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Developing countries and corporate tax – ten ways forward

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 December 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Mafia, #LuxLeaks and more scandal in the Tax Justice Network December podcast

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 December 2014 ■ < 1
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Eurodad: financial outflows from developing countries more than double the inflows

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 December 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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On the Capture of Luxembourg by Big Accountancy Firms

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 December 2014 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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EU compromise on shell company regulation is improvement but falls short

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 December 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Politicians should wear their sponsors on their clothes, like race car drivers

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 December 2014 ■ < 1
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Bogus US shell cos, inc. “Are you hiding from the law?” she chuckled

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 December 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Quote of the day: funny money kills people

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 December 2014 ■ < 1
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British tax havens fight back against transparency moves

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 December 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Our new events page

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 December 2014 ■ < 1
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GFI: Illicit Financial Flows Drained $991bn from Developing Economies in 2012

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 December 2014 ■ 6 min READ
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Quote of the day – on tax and technological innovation

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 December 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Country by country reporting: are the knives already out?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 December 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Tax haven whistleblowers: where are the human rights organisations?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 December 2014 ■ 5 min READ ■ 6 comments
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Tim Worstall: UK will never introduce a “Google Tax”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 December 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Luxembourg Leaks 2: Koch Industries, Disney, Skype edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 December 2014 ■ 8 min READ
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Corporate tax cuts don’t work

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 December 2014 ■ < 1
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OECD: tax does not harm economic growth, but inequality does

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 December 2014 ■ < 1
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Financing development: NGO input for the UN meeting in 2015

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 December 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Some quotes of the week: don’t sign OECD tax treaties

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 December 2014 ■ 2 min READ ■ 3 comments
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The Offshore Wrapper: a week in tax justice #43

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 December 2014 ■ 5 min READ
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Jean-Claude Juncker must push through EU directive on money-laundering

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 December 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Vladimir Putin, the KGB and the British and Swiss tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 December 2014 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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A scorecard on UK tax havens: promises, but little progress

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 December 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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European Parliament must set up a committee of inquiry on tax avoidance

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 December 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Tax quotes of the day – Lewis Black, Edmund Burke

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 December 2014 ■ < 1
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London protest on Dec 2 to end tax haven secrecy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 December 2014 ■ < 1
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CEO: EU Commission gets advice on tax policies from #LuxLeaks tax dodgers

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 November 2014 ■ < 1
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How Luxembourg Leaks highlight Europe’s broken politics

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Update: report on the OECD’s information exchange standard

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 November 2014 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Not In My Name: remarkable, rare voices of remorse and mortification in Luxembourg

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 November 2014 ■ 6 min READ ■ 3 comments
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Switzerland signs up for automatic info exchange. But there’s a catch

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day: secret U.S. tax deals

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 November 2014 ■ < 1
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Swiss to vote on “millionaires’ tax.” Cue scare stories

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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California’s tax hikes versus Kansas’ tax cuts: early results now in

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 November 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Patent boxes: progress, or more racing to the bottom?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 November 2014 ■ 5 min READ
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The OECD’s corporate tax project: a remake of an old film?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Global Investor Groups Support Tax Justice and Transparency

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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SPERI: The Finance Curse as New Grand Narrative

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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New reports on OECD and developing countries: progress, but far to go

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Report: a third of French banks’ foreign subsidiaries are in tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The UK Patent box – will it come back in through the back door, accompanied by Germany?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Goodbye UK Patent Box – don’t let the door hit you on your way out

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 November 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Hidden Profits: The EU’s role in supporting an unjust global tax system 2014

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 November 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Success in Barclays tax haven campaign

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 November 2014 ■ < 1
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Warning: tax havens getting ready to wriggle out of global transparency initiatives

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Unions Push for Tax Responsibility in Pension Funds

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tweet of the day: Jean-Claude Juncker needs to go

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 November 2014 ■ < 1 ■ 2 comments
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Why the Netherlands is the world’s largest source of FDI

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 November 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Luxembourg’s Sweetheart Deals: Could the OECD Stop Them?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 November 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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New report: time to end extreme inequality

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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PWC and Luxembourg: no, this wasn’t ‘legal’ behaviour

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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What Luxembourg’s tax haven business looks like

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 November 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day – Luxembourg and the drugs trade

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 November 2014 ■ < 1
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Huge trove of information blasts hole in Luxembourg’s theatre of probity

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 November 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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On the risk of listening to the promoters of tax schemes

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Denmark’s tax treaties: time for change

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 November 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Reports of the Death of Banking Secrecy Are Greatly Exaggerated

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax avoidance: so many people “talking out of their asset classes.”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 November 2014 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Argentina’s capital flight and transfer pricing: new report

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 November 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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“Good” companies may have to pay more tax than law requires, say theologians

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 November 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Who’s not coming to dinner? Some notes on the information exchange laggards

By Nick Shaxson ■ 31 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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New report: food speculation in poor countries, via tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 31 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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How Europe’s Investment Bank flouts its own tax haven policies

By Nick Shaxson ■ 31 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day: the London Black Hole and the Finance Curse

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 October 2014 ■ < 1
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UN Tax Committee meeting: dissenters absent?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 October 2014 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Brisbane G20 event: be part of the world’s biggest mock tax haven

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 October 2014 ■ < 1
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Panama voices call it “Badge of Honor” to be called a tax haven

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The myth of competitiveness: how to build a fairer city

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 October 2014 ■ 5 min READ
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Occupy in London is back – many riot police, but where are the media?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 October 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Austria’s tax treaties: reducing developing countries’ revenues?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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A reminder of why everyone is underestimating inequality

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 October 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Quote of the day: City of London and financial fraud

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 October 2014 ■ < 1 ■ 2 comments
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EU Savings Tax Directive to be repealed?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 October 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Bono: Tax Haven Salesman for the Celtic Paper Tiger

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 October 2014 ■ 8 min READ
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Picture of the day: the global wealth pyramid

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax haven Panama: it’s time for blacklists and sanctions now

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 October 2014 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Tweet of the day: Bono and the “Double Irish” tax loophole

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 October 2014 ■ < 1
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African low income countries demand fair share of tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Guest blog: Tax and the social contract in Brazil

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 October 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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TJN Africa takes Kenya government to court over Mauritius treaty

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 October 2014 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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How Finland’s tax treaties contradict its development policies

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 October 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Direct corporate welfare costs UK taxpayers £85bn a year

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 October 2014 ■ < 1
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Anonymous company ownership, in a picture

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 October 2014 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Switzerland wants to cherry-pick “partner” countries on transparency

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 October 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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China taking multinational corporations to task on tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The words ‘tax’ and ‘human rights’ – now appearing often in the same sentence

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 October 2014 ■ < 1
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Publishing tax breaks and subsidies for corporations – a good idea whose time has come

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax and corporate responsibility in Denmark – new report

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 October 2014 ■ < 1
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On taxing multinationals: latest scorecard for the OECD BEPS project

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 October 2014 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Country by country reporting: news from Finland, Netherlands, France

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 October 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Developing countries and tax treaties: learning from mistakes

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 October 2014 ■ < 1
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Tax Justice: A Christian (Presbyterian) Response to a New Gilded Age

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ ■ 2 comments
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PWC report endorses country by country reporting for banks

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day: Apple

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 October 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The UK’s “Patent Box” – nasty, disingenuous and hypocritical tax law

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 October 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Mapping big corporations: the case of BP

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Exposed: Illegal Gold, Trade Mis-Invoicing And Tax Fraud In South Africa

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tweet of the day – on the BBC and tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Apple’s tax shenanigans finally come under serious fire from the EU

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 September 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Argentina tax bureau gets Swiss data, while others skulk in shadows

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Third of Australia’s big corporations pay less than 10% tax – report

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 September 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Global Witness: anonymous companies and the threat to the U.S.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day – Germany and ‘competitiveness’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Inequality is a choice: U.S. inequality in two shocking graphics.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote 2 of the day: shareholders, tax avoidance and refined sugar

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: tax and the rule of law

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Tax + transparency fact-finding mission: report from Asian, African, Latin American experts

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 September 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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On the new Asian Tax Justice Alliance

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Freeports: now Luxembourg adds to the sleaze

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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New book: fighting corporate abuse

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The Taxcast, September 2014

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 September 2014 ■ < 1
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OECD again pretends it’s solved the problem of financial secrecy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 September 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Don’t sign OECD tax treaties: the case of Uganda

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 September 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Links – Sept 19

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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OECD tax boss says OECD tax haven is a victim

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 September 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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How many people in a democracy want lower taxes?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: shareholder value and economists

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 September 2014 ■ < 1
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No Role for Public Scrutiny in OECD Plan to Curb Corporate Tax Dodging

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 September 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Petition: tell the UN to stop tax abuse

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Anatomy of a tax haven: how the finance curse strikes Jersey

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 September 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Country by country reporting: here it comes

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day – on tax laws and corporate partners

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Three Illicit Flows Targets for the Post-2015 Framework

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 September 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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UNCTAD: the time for tax justice has come

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 September 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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On the human rights of bad guys

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Will the UN take serious action to stop the loss of trillions of dollars to tax abuse?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Corporate Deadbeats: How Companies Get Rich Off Taxes

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Basic income: the world’s simplest plan to end poverty

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Do Britain’s super-wealthy non-doms bring in huge tax revenues?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 September 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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KPMG offers generous advice that will help tax cheats

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Financial globalisation not so great – Bank for International Settlements

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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How to talk about tax justice, U.S.-style

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Finally, financial crime begins to embarrass Delaware

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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UK-Swiss tax receipts slow to a trickle

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Public pressure works: new report

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 September 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Feast of the Wingnuts: on the origins of the Laffer Curve

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 September 2014 ■ < 1
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Video: how London fuels corruption

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 August 2014 ■ < 1
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Developing countries: a new government revenue dataset

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 August 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day – on repealing the corporate income tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 August 2014 ■ < 1
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Burger King’s “shift” from the U.S. to Canada: a move that will cost both countries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 August 2014 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Shadow banking: why tax havens increase financial risks

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 August 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Towns against tax dodging: new campaign

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 August 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: the purpose of corporations

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 August 2014 ■ < 1
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Risk mining: what tax avoidance is, and exactly why it’s anti-social

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 August 2014 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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On the City of London’s love-fest with Moscow

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 August 2014 ■ < 1
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Tax Inspectors Without Borders – an update

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 August 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Secret tax report on Glencore withheld by EIB – why?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 August 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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UK-Swiss tax deal: TJN letter to UK Chief Treasury secretary

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 August 2014 ■ < 1
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Guest blog from Isle of Man: To be, or not to be, a tax haven?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 August 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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TJN’s 2013 accounts

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 August 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The John Oliver show: why it works

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 August 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax haven buyers set off property alarm in London

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 August 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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UK government on Swiss tax deal: TJN was right

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 July 2014 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Should conservationists continue to dodge the issue of tax dodging?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 July 2014 ■ < 1
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Tax Us If You Can – the Hebrew edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 July 2014 ■ < 1
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The Spirit Level – new documentary film coming

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 July 2014 ■ < 1
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Delaware corporate secrecy and crime: a long-awaited debate begins

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 July 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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CTJ: Art Laffer’s travelling fiscal circus

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 July 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: taxes and economic growth

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 July 2014 ■ < 1
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Top UK politician compares banking divide to African oil separation

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 July 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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How developing countries can take control over their tax destinies

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 July 2014 ■ < 1
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How will Juncker, tax haven candidate, handle his conflicts of interest?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 July 2014 ■ < 1
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Kansas/Missouri: local ceasefire in U.S. tax border war?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 July 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Quote of the day: opium and competitiveness

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 July 2014 ■ < 1
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Barclays sheds some light on its financial affairs, country by country

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 July 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Press Release: European Commission hires transparency opponent to assess corporate transparency

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 July 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Over 95% of Britons want a more progressive tax system

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 July 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: big accountancy firms have a human rights problem

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 July 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The Offshore Wrapper: a week in tax justice

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 June 2014 ■ 5 min READ
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Manhattan real estate: a little tax haven in America

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day on the OECD’s tax project: “let’s hope nothing happens”

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Big Four firms officially sell out Hong Kong’s democracy movement

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The Swiss commodity black hole: a bizarre new government proposal

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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IMF: tax havens cause poverty, particularly in developing countries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 June 2014 ■ 6 min READ
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The UK’s ‘open for business’ tax regime: investment falls

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Why big time tax dodgers love Jean-Claude Juncker

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 June 2014 ■ < 1
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The Impacts of Illicit Financial Flows on Peace and Security in Africa

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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New report: developing countries want automatic information exchange

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 June 2014 ■ < 1
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The June 2014 Taxcast: Piketty, the World Cup, and capital flight

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 June 2014 ■ < 1
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The alternative offshore awards: an idea whose time has come?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Campaign: Ireland’s tax model must stop hurting the global south

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day: the central question for the finance industry to answer

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Linking Finance to Human Rights: the video

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Life Cycles: the 18,000 mile bike ride

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 June 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Army of angels needed: a Rabbi’s view on tax dodging

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day: coddling internet infants with tax subsidies

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Howard Davies: the banks that ate the economy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: CEO narcissism and tax avoidance

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Big Bills: how our central banks nurture money launderers and kleptocrats

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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London march: Join the new Tax Dodgers’ Alliance

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Insurance sector seeking to trick the OECD with giant secrecy loophole?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 June 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Civil society letter to OECD on its corporate tax project

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Cambridge University: the Chinese government connection

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Euro Commission probes corporate tax arrangements of Apple, Starbucks and Fiat

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 June 2014 ■ < 1
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FIFA’s “obscene” tax abuses – part 2: the John Oliver version

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Reuters report: the UK’s “new” corporate tax policies have failed

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 June 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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How Seychelles became a paradise for dirty money and corruption

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 June 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Quote of the day: on corporate tax policy making

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax dodging and the birth of the British Empire

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 June 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Tax, corporate responsibility and human rights: new paper

By Nick Shaxson ■ 9 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax Justice Focus – the Human Rights edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 June 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The Price of Offshore Revisited – new material

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Tax haven of Jersey to attack TJN with funded study. We respond.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 June 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Cartoon: Don’t be evil? Don’t be Google

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 June 2014 ■ < 1
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The TJN app – now available in the Apple store

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 June 2014 ■ < 1
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Almost all Spanish multinationals use tax havens – Report

By Nick Shaxson ■ 31 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Brazilians will pay heavily for FIFA’s “obscene” tax abuses

By Nick Shaxson ■ 31 May 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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In 2009-10, over 98 pct of Google’s and Oracle’s subsidiaries disappeared

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 May 2014 ■ < 1
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On the non-perils of information exchange

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 May 2014 ■ 9 min READ
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Illicit financial flows and human rights: attention grows with new report

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Stiglitz: how to use tax to build an economy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 May 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Quote of the day: fiduciary duties

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Private equity: harnessing secrecy to fleece investors and taxpayers

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 May 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Two lieutenants of leading EU finance critic defect to ‘the enemy’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 May 2014 ■ < 1
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The Piketty controversy and the offshore wealth problem

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Credit Suisse: most of its victims haven’t seen any justice at all

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Tax chart of the day: US taxes

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Switzerland fights to curb scope of global transparency moves (updated)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 May 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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CTJ: U.S. Fortune 500 companies likely escaping $550bn in tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax haven operators hope to persuade China to block global transparency moves

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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It seems that Credit Suisse’s fine may be tax-deductible after all

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Why did the Australian government keep this tax symposium secret? (updated)

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Human Rights Policy Brief: a Post-2015 Fiscal Revolution

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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How Putin’s comrades washed their money in Switzerland and the UK

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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How ‘competitiveness’ became one of the great unquestioned virtues of contemporary culture

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Credit Suisse and tax evasion: a fine is fine, but why no jail time?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The Netherlands tax haven: infographic

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Hedge funds versus tax collectors: quote of the day

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Report: Switzerland’s role in Shell’s tax avoidance

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 May 2014 ■ < 1
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The UK’s shadow economy: £40 billion lost to treasury

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 May 2014 ■ 4 min READ ■ 2 comments
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Credit Suisse: We were running a criminal enterprise.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Mining for Gold: tax justice film

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Vodafone subvertisement: taxes are for people, not for massive corporations

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 May 2014 ■ < 1
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South Africa’s diamond companies: $11m royalties on $1.73bn of production

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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It’s (faux) tax panic time again – the U.S./Swiss edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day – Google’s tax avoidance

By Nick Shaxson ■ 15 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Norway pledges to introduce public registry on company ownership

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Quote of the day: Elizabeth Warren

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Why it’s so hard to audit hedge funds and private equity

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Another reason why corporations may want to be taxed properly

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Report: the black hole at the heart of London’s FTSE100

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 May 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Why companies put together for tax reasons will be fragile

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Ethical shareholders call on Google to stop its tax abuses

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 May 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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How Glencore made its money

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Singapore and Switzerland to engage in automatic info exchange?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Petition: Google, pay your taxes!

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 May 2014 ■ < 1 ■ 3 comments
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Report: better tax rules could boost developing country corporate tax revenues by 100%

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Singapore punishment for tax dodgers: pound them with stone mallet

By Nick Shaxson ■ 2 May 2014 ■ < 1
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Zero hours contracts: how tax avoidance helps drive the abuses

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 May 2014 ■ 4 min READ ■ 1 comments
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New Germany-UK tax treaty undermines OECD tax reforms

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Stop press: large U.S. multinational decides to pay some tax

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 May 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Avaaz on Jersey: give the tax thieves nowhere to hide

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 April 2014 ■ < 1
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Pfizer and Astrazeneca merger shows US and UK both lose from UK’s predatory tax regime

By Nick Shaxson ■ 29 April 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Russia and Ukraine: how secrecy jurisdictions undermine international sanctions

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 April 2014 ■ < 1
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Publicis and Omnicom: a merger driven by tax abuse?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 April 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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New report: Inequality, Tax and a Rising Africa?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 April 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Why Piketty’s inequality numbers are understated

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 April 2014 ■ < 1
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PWC survey: most CEOs back country by country reporting

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 April 2014 ■ < 1
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On Britain’s new honesty box for corporate fraudsters.

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 April 2014 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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The April 2014 Taxcast

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 April 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: William Browder, Russia and Ukraine

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 April 2014 ■ < 1
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Report: $300 billion in Argentina’s offshore assets

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 April 2014 ■ < 1
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Mailbox companies and human rights: the Dutch connection

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 April 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Barclay promoting tax havens: protest at its AGM

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 April 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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On Piketty, mathematical silliness, inherited wealth and mysterious entities

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 April 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Quote of the day: offshore London

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 April 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Reports: the sorry state of U.S. tax dodging multinationals

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 April 2014 ■ 2 min READ
Automatic information exchange Meinzer
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Swiss secrecy allies falling by the wayside

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 April 2014 ■ < 1
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The Cost of Tax Abuse, 2011

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 April 2014 ■ < 1
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Shareholders to get chance to vote on Google’s tax policy at AGM

By Nick Shaxson ■ 1 April 2014 ■ < 1
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Tanzania: parliamentary inquiry on tax abuses, tax havens, illicit flows

By Nick Shaxson ■ 31 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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New “Corporate Tax Explorer” reveals wealth of US tax data

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 March 2014 ■ < 1
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What tax evasion looks like

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 March 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: finance, truth and bullsh*t

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 March 2014 ■ < 1
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EU steps up probe into tax haven activities. Hit ’em hard

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 March 2014 ■ < 1
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2014 – the Country by Country Reporting edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Party politics pierces City of London for first time in centuries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Bermuda’s offshore sector tells local dissenters to f*** off

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Revenue mobilisation and tax evasion in Bangladesh

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 March 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: Panama

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 March 2014 ■ < 1
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The Offshore Wrapper: a week in tax justice

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 March 2014 ■ 9 min READ
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Treasure Islands – now in Spanish

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 March 2014 ■ < 1
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EU Savings Tax Directive moves forwards

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Swiss tax treaty policy thwarts new era of automatic information exchange

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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TJN response: the UK Law Commission and investment intermediaries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 March 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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The March 2014 Taxcast: Russia, Ukraine, Londongrad

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Ukraine’s dirty money: the Cambridge University connection

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Secrecy jurisdictions already aiming at loopholes in OECD project

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 March 2014 ■ < 1
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A small but telling victory in London’s offshore housing crisis

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Putin, the U.S. and the City of London: The Much-Too-Special-Relationship

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Guest blog: should Argentina sign a tax treaty with Switzerland?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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UK government believes in country by country reporting. Or does it?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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New campaign: End Anonymous Companies

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Top US senators urge extradition of Swiss bankers

By Nick Shaxson ■ 19 March 2014 ■ < 1
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The tax justice app is now available – and it’s free

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 March 2014 ■ < 1
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One Direction get tax justice. Or do they?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Scientific revolutions and the tax justice consensus

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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How advertising works: joined up thinking at The Economist

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 March 2014 ■ < 1
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Quote of the day: inequality

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 March 2014 ■ < 1
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New report: OECD’s new info exchange standard a watershed moment?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 March 2014 ■ < 1
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“We are not a tax haven.” They all say that

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax Haven Free: new international network for tax haven free local governments

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 March 2014 ■ < 1
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Report: US government’s vast interest payments to tech giants on their offshore billions

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ < 1
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Normal posting will now be resumed

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ < 1
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2013 – The Finance Curse edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ < 1
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2013 – The Mythbusters edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ < 1
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2012 – The Transfer Pricing edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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2012 – The Inequality edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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2012 – The Occupy edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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2010 – The Switzerland edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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2010 – The Natural Rents edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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2010 – The Justice Edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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2009 – The Latin America edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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2009 – The Next Steps edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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2008 – The Research edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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2008 – The Doha edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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2007 – The Islands edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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2007 – The French edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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2007 – Accountability

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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US multinationals’ offshore cash piles grow $206bn

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Q1 2007: INEQUALITY

By Nick Shaxson ■ 12 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Letter on derivatives: stop the offshore race to the bottom

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Global Witness wins TED prize; Skoll awards

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 March 2014 ■ < 1
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Bitcoin scandal: the role of Delaware secrecy

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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London spin machine tries to rebut NYT “City betrays US” thesis

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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European Union Savings Tax Directive Amendments – coming very soon?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 6 March 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Grace’s story: a schoolgirl and a corrupted world

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 March 2014 ■ < 1
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Renting Judges for Secret Rulings in Delaware

By Nick Shaxson ■ 5 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Ukraine: how to put pressure on Russia

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 March 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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UK healthcare and foreign aid: the links

By Nick Shaxson ■ 4 March 2014 ■ < 1
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Tax justice is good for growth: IMF

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 March 2014 ■ < 1
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The Offshore Wrapper: a week in tax justice

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 March 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Why Russia no longer fears the West. It’s the offshore, stupid

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 March 2014 ■ 5 min READ
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Anonymous UK company owned Viktor Yanukovych’s presidential palace compound

By Nick Shaxson ■ 3 March 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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European MEP calls for hearing on Swiss banking scandals

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 February 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Tax justice and modern-day colonialism: Areva vs. Niger

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Not quite anywhere: shadow banking and the offshore system

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 February 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Survey: the corporate tax debate is biting the corporations

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 February 2014 ■ < 1
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Income inequality leads to slower economic growth – IMF study

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 February 2014 ■ < 1
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Read our lips: Ireland is a tax haven. Part xxvi

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 February 2014 ■ < 1
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The Credit Suisse scandal: echoes of Too Big To Jail

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 February 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Tax havens and corruption: Lebedev and TJN in the NYT

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Credit Suisse: industrial scale corruption in Switzerland

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 February 2014 ■ < 1
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Guernsey milking and the offshore stock exchange

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 February 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Fashion retailer’s tax dodges boost European inequality

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Report: the Sorry State of U.S. Corporate Taxes, 2008-2012

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Ernst & Young: why Dubai’s first conflict gold audit was silenced

By Nick Shaxson ■ 26 February 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Local innovators lament the City of London’s failure

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Automatic info exchange: will Europe’s spoilers soon play ball?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The Trans Pacific Partnership, economists, bozos and bamboozlement

By Nick Shaxson ■ 25 February 2014 ■ < 1
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New report: Growth in Africa fails to curb soaring inequality

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 February 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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The Fair Tax Mark – coming to the UK

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 February 2014 ■ < 1
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European Parliament votes to end anonymous shell companies

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The February Taxcast: Bahamas and more

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Foreign investment – smaller than you might believe

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 February 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Australian tax office forced to pay Murdoch $880m over offshore scheme

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Swiss “Rubik” secrecy deal – let’s make sure those nails stay in that coffin

By Nick Shaxson ■ 18 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The offshore wrapper: a week in tax justice

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 February 2014 ■ 9 min READ
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The UK Gold film: now available online

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 February 2014 ■ < 1
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Swiss reject OECD’s new transparency project

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Tax Justice Focus – now fully available

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 February 2014 ■ < 1
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New TJN briefing: OECD’s BEPS project for developing countries

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Should donors boost aid to Pakistan if it won’t tax its élites?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 February 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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France’s CAC 40: over 1500 tax haven affiliates

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 February 2014 ■ < 1
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BVI tax haven floats 20 years in prison for whistleblowers

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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TJN responds to new OECD report on automatic information exchange

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 February 2014 ■ 5 min READ
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Number Renouncing US Citizenship rose 221% in 2013, in tax panic

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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The Offshore Wrapper: the week in tax justice, Olympic edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 February 2014 ■ 6 min READ
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London, the Great Sucking Sound, and the Finance Curse

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 February 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Why should tax havens insist on ‘reciprocity’ from poor countries?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 February 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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How Inequality Became THE Issue – Five Years of The Spirit Level

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 February 2014 ■ < 1
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Three fifths of multinational CEOs want country by country reporting

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 February 2014 ■ < 1
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Fiat moves tax domicile to tax haven UK – but will it create jobs?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 January 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Swiss subterfuges continuing to fool Italian politicians?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 January 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Goldman tax dodge fury shakes Denmark government

By Nick Shaxson ■ 30 January 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Open letter to UK Prime Minister

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 January 2014 ■ < 1
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UBS: invest in food, water and death

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 January 2014 ■ < 1
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IMF: tax cuts don’t attract investment

By Nick Shaxson ■ 28 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Show trial of Swiss whistleblower Elmer now in 9th year

By Nick Shaxson ■ 27 January 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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U.S. Republicans to adopt pro tax evasion platform?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 24 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Big Oil, Big Data: Nigerian corporate networks

By Nick Shaxson ■ 23 January 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Norway moves on Country by Country reporting

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 January 2014 ■ < 1
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China Leaks: how the BVI became China’s foreign tax haven of choice

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 January 2014 ■ 16 min READ ■ 1 comments
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Why is Davos held in the world’s top illicit money centre?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 22 January 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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OECD: special tax rules for internet cos ‘unviable’

By Nick Shaxson ■ 21 January 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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The Bahamas – Another Captured State?

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 January 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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A week in Tax Justice: Jan 20

By Nick Shaxson ■ 20 January 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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The Price of Offshore, Revisited

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 January 2014 ■ < 1 ■ 1 comments
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Welcome to the new Tax Justice Network website and blog

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Big Newsweek exposé on human rights abuses in tax haven Jersey

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 January 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Public Eye Awards: Help put FIFA in the Hall of Shame

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 January 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Quote of the day – Boeing

By Nick Shaxson ■ 17 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Release of offshore records draws worldwide response

By Nick Shaxson ■ 16 January 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Towards Unitary Taxation of Transnational Corporations, by Sol Picciotto

By Nick Shaxson ■ 14 January 2014 ■ < 1
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A week in tax justice: Jan 13

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 January 2014 ■ 3 min READ
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Tax justice: a human rights issue

By Nick Shaxson ■ 13 January 2014 ■ 6 min READ
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Infographic: a short history of tax havens

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Links – Jan 9

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 January 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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Links – Jan 3

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Links – Jan 2

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Links – Dec 31

By Nick Shaxson ■ 10 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Links – Dec 30

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 January 2014 ■ 2 min READ
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links – Dec 20

By Nick Shaxson ■ 8 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Finance Curse

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Links – Jan 3

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 January 2014 ■ < 1
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Time to abolish the corporate tax? Part 2: Only fools or shills would agree

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 January 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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Time to abolish the corporate tax? Learned professor creates huge tax model to illustrate . . . nothing

By Nick Shaxson ■ 7 January 2014 ■ 4 min READ
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TJF: mythbusters with pdf

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 December 2013 ■ < 1
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Tax Justice Focus: The Mythbusters edition

By Nick Shaxson ■ 11 December 2013 ■ 2 min READ