Tag: TaxCast

Taxcast: Transparency Measures and JFK the Tax Reformer

December 2013

On pariah states attempting to wreck global transparency measures and how Kennedy tried to tackle tax havens.

Taxcast: Swiss Redistribution and a David and Goliath Story

October 2013

In October’s taxcast, Swiss villagers shift a mining giant’s profits to humanitarian projects.

Taxcast: On Tina Turner, China, Holland, and Muammar Qaddafi

September 2013

In this month’s Taxcast: Holland’s recent worries about its bad reputation and the similarities between Tina Turner and Muammar Qaddafi.

Taxcast: Development Money, Gibraltar, and Carbon Taxes

September 2013

In this month’s Taxcast: Why development money gets routed through tax havens and a look at under-reported elements of the confrontation over Gibraltar.

Taxcast: How to Stop Corporate Tax Evasion

July 2013

Ideas on how to hold corporations accountable from the OECD, Japan, Mexico, and others.

Taxcast: The G8 Summit Takes on Tax Havens

June 2013

While the world waits for reform, the Taxcast looks at how some countries are finding creative ways around the current global tax system.

Taxcast: “Britzerland,” Google and Apple in Court, and How Secrecy Kills

May 2013

Google and Apple are forced to defend their tax affairs in public, the Lord of War makes an appearance, and more.

Taxcast: G20-Endorsed Transparency and the End of Secrecy for Sale

April 2013

‘Offshore leaks’ blows the lid off secrecy for sale.

Taxcast: Trouble in Cyprus, a Tax-haven Shake Up in the U.K., and a Tax Inspector Speaks Out

March 2013

The crisis in Cyprus and the risk tax havens pose to the global economy, a surprise earthquake for UK-affiliated tax havens and a frustrated corporate tax inspector speaks out on the corrupting of the tax system.

Taxcast: French Banks, Taxing the Digital Economy, and the OECD

February 2013

In February’s Taxcast from the Tax Justice Network: Transparency for French banks, taxing the digital economy, and more.

Taxcast: Corporate Responsibility, Prosecuting the Banks, and Stopping Tax System Abuse

December 2012

In December’s Taxcast from the Tax Justice Network: going after the banks, examining Starbucks’ offers to pay, and rating corporations based on responsible practices.

TaxCast: No Tax Havens in Helsinki, Starbucks Joins the Roll of Dishonor, and Following the Money

October 2012

Helsinki declares itself a tax haven-free zone, Starbucks joins the tax avoidance Roll of Dishonor, and we follow the money: asset recovery, dictators, and the selling of secrecy.

TaxCast: Capital Flight in Africa and Europe, Usain Bolt’s Taxes, and Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson on Inequality

August 2012

Capital flight in Africa and now in Europe, Olympian Usain Bolt fails to champion his tax affairs, and Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson on tax and inequality.

TaxCast: HSBC’s Culture of Entitlement, Norway’s New Regulations, and Offshore Accounts

July 2012

In July’s TaxCast, a discussion of why there have been no HSBC prosecutions, the unanticipated size of offshore accounts, Norway’s new regulations, and more.

TaxCast: Greece’s Missing Billions, Trade Mispricing, and the G20 Agenda

June 2012

If Greece could find and tax the billions that wealthy Greeks have hidden in Swiss banks, it could go a long way towards balancing the budget. That and more in June’s TaxCast.

TaxCast: The Nature of Risk

February 2012
  The latest in international tax news: bankers’ mega bonuses and Facebook’s move to Ireland.