ActionAid

Stemming the spills: Guiding Framework for National Tax Spillover Analyses

The last decade has revealed scandal after scandal exposing how multinational companies use one country’s tax system, or a combination of several countries’ tax systems, to avoid paying tax in a third country

  • Tax Justice
  • ActionAid

ActionAid briefing on The Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting

As part of the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) process which was initiated in 201 3, the OECD was tasked to come up with recommendations on different areas of international tax standards.

  • Tax Justice
  • ActionAid

Making Tax Work for Women's Rights

This briefing from Eurodad member ActionAid UK traces the link between tax avoidance and gender inequality.

  • Gender Justice
  • ActionAid

Freedom to Move

This report from Eurodad member ActionAid looks at womens' experience of urban public transport in Bangladesh, Brazil and Nigeria. It finds that the specific needs of women and girls are not cared for and they are vulnerable to violence and less able to fully access their rights.

  • Tax Justice
  • ActionAid

What a way to make a living: using industrial policy to create more and better jobs

TTIP-style trade deals could undermine workers’ rights and force people in poor countries into low pay, low skill jobs, according to a new report from ActionAid.

  • Development Finance
  • ActionAid

Mistreated: How shady tax treaties are fuelling inequality and poverty

Right now, stretching across the world is a web of tax agreements between governments.

  • Tax Justice
  • ActionAid

Diversify and conquer: transforming Bangladesh into an industrialised country

ActionAid’s policy report Diversify and Conquer discusses what Bangladesh’s government needs to do to create decent jobs for the country’s workers so they have better employment alternatives to jobs in garment factories, where they are poorly paid and badly treated. Opening this path to a brighter future requires transforming the economy by investing in manufacturing sectors that bring in more money for the country, like engineering and electronics.

  • Development Finance
  • ActionAid

Levelling up: ensuring a fairer share of corporate tax for developing countries

This new report explores how developing countries collect much less corporate tax than they could as a result or corporate tax avoidance– revenue that could help to pay for public services and the fight against poverty.

  • Tax Justice
  • ActionAid

An extractive affair: How one Australian mining company's tax dealings are costing the world's poorest country millions

Malawi, the poorest country in the world, has lost out on US$43 million in revenue over the last six years, from a single company – the Australian mining company Paladin. The money has been lost through a combination of harmful tax incentives from the Malawian government, and tax planning using treaty shopping by Paladin.

  • Tax Justice
  • ActionAid