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Lux Leaks: Whistleblowers are not criminals

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.

EU finance ministers must heed Panama Papers vote

Today the European Parliament adopted the report by its Panama Papers inquiry committee and voted in favor of recommendations aimed at stopping corporate tax avoidance across the European Union. Oxfam welcomes the Parliament's call for EU member states to adopt the reforms needed to end corporate tax abuses.

Tax havens deprive countries and their citizens of hundreds of billions of dollars, fuelling inequality and poverty. An EU blacklist of tax havens could help tackle that scandal. This interactive map shows the 35 countries that Europe should blacklist, plus 4 EU member states that also fail the the EU's own blacklisting criteria.

LuxLeaks whistleblowers verdict

Responding to the verdict in the retrial of the LuxLeaks whistleblowers, Max Lawson, Oxfam’s Inequality Policy Lead said: “Whistleblowers who expose tax dodging should be praised, not punished."  

Tax havens fuel inequality and hold back the fight against poverty. This simply has to stop.

Paradise Papers: the hidden costs of tax dodging

The Paradise Papers scandal reveals how powerful corporations  and super-rich individuals are continuing to exploit a rigged global system that allows them to avoid paying their fair share of tax. And it’s the world’s poorest people who pay the price. Add your voice and join the fight against tax havens.

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