Tax Justice

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