Monthly Archives:: February 2012

A tax that could curb corruption

Posted by & filed under Government.

From the Tax Justice Blog: A tax that could curb corruption . . . and achieve many other things too. From the UK’s Daily Mail, on a particular part of the Berkshire countryside: Locally, an acre of productive farmland can be purchased for about £7000. Working a farm in West Berkshire turns a decent profit,…

TaxCast Episode Two Out Now!

Posted by & filed under Tackle Tax Havens, Taxcast.

Our latest TaxCast is now ready! In February’s episode: Are City of London Police really serious about prosecuting financial crimes? Are bankers paying fair taxes on their bonuses? And how Facebook is saving billions in tax via Ireland and Bermuda. Head over now to listen, download or share.

Field Trip to a Fair Economy

Posted by & filed under Video.

We like this vid from our friends at the New Internationalist. It’s called ‘Field trip to a fair economy’ and supports their March issue, ‘Game over! Time for a fair economy’. Look out for a mention of TTH in the mag by the way…

Corporate tax avoidance: where are the worst offenders?

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

From the Tax Justice Blog, with permission There are many ways to slice and dice the data to answer the question in our headline, but here’s one particular way of doing it. Take a look at this table, from the U.S. researcher Kimberly Clausing. It demonstrates which countries are working hardest to wage economic warfare…