Tax Justice

The Netherlands: A Tax Haven

The Netherlands is a top EU tax haven for corporations, an analysis by Eurodad member Oxfam of European Commission data shows. Of 33 harmful tax practices listed by the EU executive, 17 were identified in the country currently holding the EU presidency.

  • Tax Justice
  • Stop Tax Dodging
  • Oxfam
Lotta Staffans

The false EU promise of listing tax havens

This week, European Union finance ministers agreed to establish a common EU blacklist of so-called “non-cooperative jurisdictions” – in other words, tax havens. With one tax scandal unfolding after the other, listing and sanctioning tax havens may seem like a good solution. However, as tempting as it may sound, this EU exercise is doomed to fail – and here’s why. 

  • Tax Justice
  • Stop Tax Dodging

The IFC and tax havens: the need to support more responsible corporate tax behaviour

Inequality is rising around the world. Fighting inequality must be an integrated priority for everyone in development, to promote and achieve sustainable development.

  • Tax Justice
  • Oxfam

Time to tax for inclusive growth

Safeguarding the advances the continent has already achieved and ensuring inclusive and sustainable growth must be a priority for all the countries in the region.

  • Tax Justice
  • Oxfam Intermón

Following the Money: French Banks' Activities in Tax Havens

In 2015, French banks published for the first time key information on their activities, which included the taxes they pay in the countries in which they operate.

  • Tax Justice
  • Oxfam

In search of a new balance: the impact of Belgian tax treaties on developing countries

In the globalized economy, a widespread network of thousands of international treaties decides how and how much governments can tax the incomes of multinationals. Institutions such as the IMF and the United Nations, among others, are increasingly questioning whether these treaties support sustainable development. Belgium has also signed tax treaties with ninety-two countries, almost half of which are with developing countries.

  • Tax Justice
  • 11.11.11

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

Taxes on trial: how trade deals threaten tax justice

Demands for tax justice have resounded worldwide, with inequality at historic and unsustainable levels and increased attention towards the tax practices of major multinational corporations from Google to Starbucks.

  • Tax Justice
  • Global Justice Now

An economy for the 1%: how privilege and power in the economy drive extreme inequality and how this can be stopped

The global inequality crisis is reaching new extremes. The richest 1% now have more wealth than the rest of the world combined. Power and privilege is being used to skew the economic system to increase the gap between the richest and the rest.

  • Tax Justice
  • Oxfam