May 6th, 2021
The vast majority of Covid-19 recovery funds have gone to big corporations instead of toward welfare, small firms, or those working in the informal economy, according to the first major analysis of public bailout funds disbursed in developing countries during the pandemic.
December 14th, 2016
Illicit financial flows are constantly in flux, and our understanding of them keeps evolving. Estimating just how much money is lost through corruption, tax evasion, money laundering, and tax avoidance can be a difficult task. But understanding what estimates are out there, and what they mean, shouldn’t be.
July 21st, 2010
A new Business Against Tax Havens report, ‘Unfair Advantage: The Business Case Against Overseas Tax Havens,’ looks at the unfair advantages that large companies have as a result of tax evasion and the amount of revenue lost in tax havens. The report puts forth nine policy recommendations, which include banning offshore corporations and repealing the
June 10th, 2009
A 2009 report by Gideon Benari This report describes, in plain language, the technical processes and structures of two commonly used tax avoidance schemes – transfer pricing and outward domestication. Both involve multinational corporations shifting profits across borders. Transfer pricing is the setting of prices for internal transactions between two subsidiaries of the same corporation.