Corporate Tax Avoidance

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Beyond Panama: Unlocking the world's secrecy jurisdictions
Article
2016
The 21 jurisdictions covered by the Panama Papers data vary from the rolling hills of Wyoming to tropical getaways like the British Virgin Islands. But all have at least one thing in common - secrecy ...
The Check-the-Box Loophole: The Great Corporate Tax Shift
Rasmus, Jack
Article
2013
Corporate taxes in America have been in decline now for more than three decades. Contrary to the drumbeat of corporate media throughout this year, and their false claims that US corporations are payin...
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Falling Behind: The State of Working Canada, 2000
Jackson, Andrew, Robinson, David, Baldwin,Bob, Wiggins, Cindy
Book
2000
An accessible collation of data and analysis, analyzed from a progressive perspective, about the social and economic realities of working people in Canada.
The Great Canadian Tax Dodge
Benger, Robin
Film/Video
2015
It is estimated that between 100 and 170 billion dollars leaves Canada every year, untaxed. Much of it is siphoned off to Canadian-made offshore tax havens. "The Great Canadian Tax Dodge" documents th...
The Great Corporate Tax Shift: The $10 Trillion Heist
Rasmus, Jack
Article
2013
The great corporate myth-making machine has been hard at work of late, attempting to create the false impression that US corporations are increasingly uncompetitive with their foreign rivals due to th...
India, Where Corporate Socialism is a Growth Industry: $608 Billion in Write-Offs
Sainath, P.
Article
2014
It was business as usual in 2013-14. Business with a capital B. This year’s budget document says we gave away another $88.6 billion to the corporate needy and the under-nourished rich in that year.
Louder Voices: The Corporate Welfare Bums
Lewis, David
Book
1972
NDP leader Davis Lewis provides facts and analysis to support his charge that "government and big business are holding hands -- in your pocket."
No Fooling - Corporations Evade Taxes
Miller, John
Article
2011
Closing corporate loopholes so that corporate income tax revenues in the United States match the 3.4% of GDP collected on average by OECD corporate income taxes would add close to $200 billion to fede...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 27, 2014: Climate Change
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2014
The theme for this issue, and the topic of the week, is Climate Change. Groups and websites engaged in the fight for action on global warming and climate justice are featured. Book of the week is Magd...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 8, 2015: Elections
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Richwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Elections are the topic of the week, with items related to the October 19 Canadian federal election, and also to broader issues of parliamentary democracy, voting and whether voting can bring about ch...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 7, 2016: Tax Evasion
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Employing a network of accountants, tax lawyers, corporate shells, tax havens, secret bank accounts, and other methods, the 1% have become extremely adept at evading even the low rates of taxation the...
The Price We Pay
Crooks, Harold
Film/Video
2014
This documentary, inspired by Brigitte Alepin's book La Crise fiscale qui vient, shines a light on the dark history and dire present-day reality of big-business tax avoidance, which has seen multinat...
Tim's + BK = $ for Canada right? Wrong! (in one table)
Macdonald, David
Article
2014
Big news today that Burger King, a US company, is planning to buy Tim Horton's, a Canadian one. This is another in a string of 'tax inversion' deals where US corporations move their corporate headquar...
Unfair Shares: Corporations and Taxation in Canada
Article
1996
A popular tax directory that documents corporations and taxation in Canada. Includes a list of over 300 companies that paid little or no corporate income tax, as well as tables on corporate deferred t...

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CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as wel...

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Corporate Canada pays low taxes but contributes in 'lots of other ways'
Canada's corporate tax rate has been repeatedly cut for more than a decade
Chipman, John
2014
Canadians for Tax Fairness did an analysis of the top 60 companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and found only four companies paid the full corporate rate. More than half paid less than 10 pe...

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