June 12th, 2017
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted to support a ramp up of efforts to clamp down on tax abuse by shedding light on the activities of multinational corporations around the globe. But a last minute compromise amendment raises questions about the ultimate effectiveness of the entire tax transparency
May 5th, 2017
The OECD has just made available the list of activated relationships to automatically exchange country-by-country reports between countries. They use big figures like 700 relationships, but don’t get fooled by those numbers – simply look at the image below to see who really has access to CbCR. Oh, by the way, there’s nothing wrong with
December 9th, 2016
The introduction of a key policy tool against multinational companies’ tax avoidance has been handled so badly that developing countries are now exposed to worse inequalities. In a new report, we call for immediate changes to limit the damage done. In 2003, the Tax Justice Network outlined an important new policy for transparency of multinational
April 6th, 2016
The story of financial secrecy is finally trending. The latest leak, known as the Panama Papers, were published on Sunday and have given us a rare glimpse into the offshore financial system that’s so heavily shrouded in secrecy. But for months a different debate around financial transparency has been brewing in the European Union.