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How your favorite companies help raise your taxes
November 4th, 2015
In Citizens for Tax Justice’s latest report, Offshore Shell Games, the organization looks at how multinational corporations can avoid paying substantial amounts of taxes through the use of offshore tax havens. Large companies gain the advantage over small businesses and individuals by using accounting tricks to create the illusion that a substantial amount of their
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2013 Financial Secrecy Index
November 7th, 2013
New index reveals UK runs biggest part of global secrecy network TJN’s 2013 Financial Secrecy Index exposes yawning gap between G20 rhetoric and reality Today the Tax Justice Network launches its 2013 Financial Secrecy Index, the biggest ever survey of global financial secrecy. This unique index combines a secrecy score with a weighting to create a ranking of the countries that most actively and aggressively promote secrecy in global finance. Click here for the Financial Secrecy Index. This new edition of the Financial Secrecy Index shows that the United Kingdom is the most important global player in the financial secrecy world. While the...
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Civil Society Welcomes U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Review
November 14th, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC – The Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition welcomed news that the U.S. Department of the Treasury will be leading a government task force to review the nation’s antiquated anti-money laundering regulations. The FACT Coalition—an alliance of more than 60 prominent anti-corruption, transparency, small business, and global development groups—originally called on the Treasury Department in September 2011 to undertake such a review.
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