Tax Justice

Information for the Nations

In a new report written by Eurodad member Christian Aid and endorsed by 18 other civil society organisations, the flaws in the current approach of the G20 towards automatic exchange of tax information are laid bare. 

  • Tax Justice
  • Christian Aid

Socialising losses, privatising gains

Eurodad’s members SOMO and Both ENDS in collaboration with Transnational Institute and Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands) have published a report titled Socialising losses, privatising gains. How Dutch investment treaties harm the public interest. This paper gives a critical civil society perspective on the clear tension between BITs protections and the democratic right and duty of the state to regulate in the broader public interest.

  • Debt Justice
  • SOMO
  • Both ENDS

Close the gap: the cost of inequality in women’s work

Eurodad’s member ActionAid has published a research paper titled Close the gap: the cost of inequality in women’s work. The briefing highlights the injustice suffered by working women in developing countries and shows how the global economic system relies on women's paid and unpaid work. 

  • Tax Justice
  • ActionAid

Wealth: Having It All and Wanting More

Eurodad's member Oxfam has published a research paper titled Wealth: Having It All and Wanting More, which shows that the combined wealth of the richest 1 percent will overtake that of the other 99 percent of people next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked.

  • Tax Justice
  • Oxfam
Mathieu Vervynckt

Going Offshore: How development finance institutions support companies using the world’s most secretive financial centres

Developing countries lose billions of dollars every year through tax avoidance and evasion. Tax havens play a pivotal role in this by providing low or no taxation and by promising secrecy, allowing businesses to dodge taxes and remain largely unaccountable for their actions.

  • Development Finance

Hidden profits: The EU's role in supporting an unjust global tax system 2014

The economic and financial crisis in Europe has raised awareness and frustration among both leaders and the public on the issue of tax dodging and its cost to the public purse. This report  brings together civil society organisations in 15 EU countries to examine their national governments’ commitments and actions towards combatting tax dodging and ensuring transparency.

  • Tax Justice
  • Stop Tax Dodging

Giving with one hand and taking with the other: Europe's role in tax-related capital flight from developing countries 2013

Tax-related capital flight is a major problem the world over, particularly for the poorest people, who are unfairly losing billions of euro every year as a result of this practice. In this report, civil society organisations in 13 European countries examine the tax-related capital flight policies in their respective countries.

  • Tax Justice
  • Stop Tax Dodging