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.
January 15th, 2020
Tax incentives have been widely used on the justification that they attract investments. Yet there is mounting evidence that they are largely ineffective. So why are they still so popular among politicians and policymakers?
October 1st, 2019
New report Trapped in Illicit Finance: How abusive tax and trade practices harm human rights – by FTC members Christian Aid, Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability and Fundación SES – demands that the ‘legalistic’ definition of illicit financial flows goes beyond only illegal flows of money. The report estimates that developing nations lose $416
May 24th, 2018
A new report funded by the FTC and produced by member organization Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability examines why automatic exchange of tax information is a vital component to addressing illicit financial flows. The report examines the current standards of AEoI, as well as some of the shortcomings of the current discussion, while citing