Google and Apple are forced to defend their tax affairs in public, the Lord of War makes an appearance, and more.
‘Offshore leaks’ blows the lid off secrecy for sale.
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.
In February’s Taxcast from the Tax Justice Network: Transparency for French banks, taxing the digital economy, and more.
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.
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 InequalityAugust 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.
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.
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.