Tag Archives: Tax evasion

Pandora papers: ‘it’s time to pursue lawyers and accountants who enable tax evasion’ – offshore tax expert Q&A

What’s inside the box? delcarmat/Shutterstock Ronen Palan, City, University of London Many of the world’s richest and most powerful people are in the spotlight once more for using secretive tax havens and corporate structures to hide wealth and avoid paying taxes. The Pandora papers is the third in a series of huge leaks of documents to the media following the …

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How global tax dodging costs lives: new research shows a direct link to increased death rates

Shutterstock/ChameleonsEye Bernadette O’Hare, University of St Andrews; Kyle McNabb, Overseas Development Institute, and Stephen Hall, University of Leicester Tax abuse is an expensive business. According to a recent report by the Tax Justice Network, avoiding or evading tax deprives governments across the world of around US$427 billion (£302 billion) every year. This is money that could otherwise be spent on …

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