March 30th, 2016
Last week, a draft of the European Commission’s proposal to address country-by-country reporting (CBCR) was leaked to the press. The official proposal, scheduled to be released publicly on April 12th, marks the first time the European Commission has come together collectively in support of public CBCR, and was considered a major breakthrough by tax justice
February 4th, 2015
December 17th, 2014
—The Financial Transparency Coalition congratulates two members of its Coordinating Committee who were named to the International Tax Review’s “Global Tax 50”
, a yearly list of the most influential people and organizations in the tax world.
The Brussels-based European Network on Debt and Development
(Eurodad) and the UK’s Tax Justice Network
were featured among other influential voices, like the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Pascal Saint-Amans of the OECD, and the International Monetary Fund.
September 23rd, 2014
Our overall feeling is that we’re winning some minor victories in the battle against tax dodging, but we risk losing the war. We’ve gained a new template for country-by-country reporting, and some new anti-abuse provisions for tax treaties are emerging. But our political momentum to achieve a more fundamental change to the global tax system can be undermined by the fact that OECD sells these rather limited steps forward as a magic solution to tax dodging. Furthermore, some very concerning tendencies are developing: