Glencore to cut down on tax-haven subsidiaries as scrutiny grows

2019-07-01 21:02

Glencore plans to reduce the number of subsidiaries based in so-called tax havens as the commodities giant seeks to improve transparency.

US seen as world's second-biggest tax haven

2018-01-30 22:00

The US is the world’s second-largest tax haven, behind Switzerland and just ahead of the Cayman Islands, according to a report.

Top 50 US firms stashed $1.6 trillion in tax havens - Oxfam

2017-04-12 08:09

Companies including Apple, Microsoft and Wal-Mart are parking cash in offshore tax havens to reduce their US tax burden, according to a study published by Oxfam.

African governments aren't taxing the rich

2016-04-04 11:34

Rhiannon McCluskey, researcher at the International Centre for Tax and Development, looks at why African governments should tax the wealthy. This article originally appeared in The Conversation Africa.

Famous tax haven for millionaires loses its shine

2015-05-28 14:49

The number of wealthy foreigners benefiting from a 150-year old Swiss tax break declined in 2014 for the first time since 1999, amid a debate whether to abolish the regime.


'Nearly a third' of British billionaires moved to tax havens

2019-03-07 13:56

Nearly a third of Britain's billionaires have either moved or are relocating to tax havens, where some have broken UK law by bankrolling political parties, a major investigation said on Thursday.

EU blacklists Namibia as tax haven

2017-12-12 18:06

Namibia has criticised its listing on a new European Union blacklist of tax havens as unjust and biased, blaming the status on missing a deadline to comply.

Pravin Gordhan’s 10-point solution to tax evasion

2016-07-14 14:45

Uniform and effective global strategies are needed to address tax avoidance, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his ten-point plan to tackle the scourge.

How tax havens are widening the inequality gap

2016-01-19 11:00

How the rich are using tax havens to hide their wealth in offshore accounts, leading to inequality and leaving the poor worse off.

Third of Australian firms pay under 10% tax

2014-09-29 10:55

The use of global tax havens has allowed a third of top corporations in Australia to pay less than 10% tax, according to a study.

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