Tax Justice

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

How Shell, Total and Eni benefit from tax breaks in Nigeria's gas industry

This report presents a case study of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG), Nigeria’s largest gas production facility, and examines the way in which its foreign shareholders – Shell (UK/Netherlands), Total (France) and Eni (Italy) – benefit from excessively generous tax breaks provided by the Nigerian government. 

  • Tax Justice
  • SOMO

Shady dealings: How Atradius Dutch State Business fails to adequately screen the businesses it supports

In November 2013 Both ENDS published the report Cover for what?, which described how the financing for Dutch exports regularly involves parties that are registered in tax havens. This new report about the same issue focuses on new cases and shows that not much has changed since then.

  • Tax Justice
  • Both ENDS

Country by Country Reporting: A survey of FTSE100 companies' views

A new survey of FTSE100 companies by Eurodad member Christian Aid suggests that a large majority of companies would not actively oppose the introduction of a legal requirement for them to make their country-by-country reports public, while some would actively support it. For its survey, Christian Aid wrote to all 100 companies in the FTSE100 share index, asking about their views on country-by-country reporting.

  • Tax Justice
  • Christian Aid

Getting to good: towards responsible corporate tax behaviour

Tax is an issue of good corporate governance and responsible business practice.

  • Tax Justice
  • Oxfam
Tove Ryding

An assessment of the G20/ OECD BEPS outcomes: Failing to reach its objectives

The Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) package released last year by the OECD is unlikely to put an end to tax scandals. In this blog our tax team busts open some of the most popular BEPS-related myths.

  • Tax Justice
  • Stop Tax Dodging

Financing for Development: Key challenges for policy makers

This paper draws key conclusions for policy makers based on research and major analyses that have been published in the run up to the United Nations’ third Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), which takes place in Addis Ababa in July 2015.

  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Debt Resolution

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