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corporate tax avoidance
Fast food company McDonald’s has been enjoying ‘double non-taxation’ in the United States and Luxembourg on the profits it makes in Europe, the European Commission said today.
Tax havens allow big companies and wealthy individuals to avoid paying their fai
A Luxembourg court today overturned the previous guilty verdict imposed on whistleblower Antoine Deltour, who exposed secret deals that enabled multinational companies to avoid paying billions of dollars in tax. Welcoming the decision, Oxfam said whistleblowers are not criminals and governments should do more to implement tax transparency.
When global corporations and the super-rich use tax havens to avoid paying their fair share, it is the poorest countries and people who lose most. This briefing lists five actions governments can take to tackle tax avoidance and end the era of tax havens.
Oxfam harshly criticized the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Panama and other countries for undermining a landmark global initiative to tackle corporate tax dodging unveiled today.
One year on from the Panama Papers scandal and our political leaders are still not standing up to tax havens.
EU finance ministers today discussed the future "EU blacklist" for tax havens.
This briefing includes recommendations for how Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) can take a much-needed and overdue proactive role in ensuring tax payments and domestic resource mobilization in developing countries follow from their investment decisions.
The criteria adopted by EU Finance Ministers for screening countries over tax abuse will be of little to no use in ending the era of tax havens.
The true scandal is that most of the schemes used by BASF are legal, and a consequence of fierce tax competition between EU member states, says Oxfam in reaction to the Greens/EFA group report on aggressive tax planning practices of German chemical giant BASF.