tax havens

  • October 3, 2011

    Policy makers are failing to live up to the pledges of the world’s most powerful nations to tackle tax haven secrecy, according to a major new index.

  • August 24, 2011

    Ministers should urgently rethink plans for a deal with Switzerland which would see UK tax evaders let off lightly while harming poor countries.

  • August 20, 2011

    Britain may be broke, but the government's desperation to cut the deficit seems to have its limits. This morning, Eric Pickles has ruled out an increase in council tax for houses valued at more than £1million. He is portraying measures that would affect only the richest as an attack on the "middle class". In reality, the government is consistent in pursuing the interests of the very wealthy at the expense of the rest of us.

  • February 8, 2011

    President Nicolas Sarkozy faces a global campaign demanding that the G20 commits to ending tax haven secrecy when it meets later in 2011.

  • February 4, 2011

    Anti-poverty campaigners have handed George Osborne a large jammy dodger biscuit after an opinion poll named the chancellor Britain's worst tax shirker.

  • December 16, 2010

    Campaigners will tomorrow (17 December 2010) demonstrate outside HM Revenue and Customs amid calls for a blitz on tax dodgers.

  • October 28, 2010

    Multinational companies could be forced to reveal far more about their finances in the Global South following a European Commission move welcomed by Christian Aid.