Tax Evasion

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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...
Connexions Other Voices - July 22, 2017: Secrecy and Power
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2017
Secrecy is a weapon the powerful use against their enemies: us. This issue of Other Voices explores the relationship of secrecy and power.
Corporate Media Gatekeepers Protect Western 1% From Panama Leak
Murray, Craig
Article
2016
Whoever leaked the Mossack Fonseca papers appears motivated by a genuine desire to expose the system that enables the ultra wealthy to hide their massive stashes, often corruptly obtained and all invo...
The Corporate State and Manufactured Dependence: Sure, It Can Get Worse...It's Happening Right Before Our Eyes
Urie, Rob
Article
2013
The 'resistance is futile' mindset that supports plutocrats and the global corporations they own assumes the existing order is the only possible order and the costs of resistance are too great because...
The extraordinary range of people using offshore hideaways
Ryle, Gerard
Article
2013
Secret records obtained by ICIJ represent the biggest stockpile of inside information about the offshore system ever obtained by a media organisation, and lay bare an extraordinary range of people usi...
Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption: Millions of documents show heads of state, criminals and celebrities using secret hideaways in tax havens
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Article
2016
A massive leak of documents exposes the offshore holdings of current and former world leaders, politicians , public officials, and wealthy individuals around the world.
Give Us Our Money Back!: How Harper Protects Canada's Tax Cheats
Dobbin, Murray
Article
2012
There is a class of people and corporations in this country whose illicit financial practices have an enormous negative impact on the country and its citizens. Yet the law and order regime of Stephen ...
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...
How the One Percenters Divorce: Offshore Intrigue Plays Hide and Seek with Millions: Firm that practices no matrimonial law nonetheless plays big role when the superrich around the globe decide to split
Fitzgibbon, Will
Article
2016
Offshore companies used 'in a game of hide and concealment' after marriages break down Documents list luxury cars and yachts, lavish homes, and art collections. Spouses face a costly battle to prove ...
Key findings: The Panama Papers by the numbers
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Article
2016
The largest cross-border journalism collaboration ever has uncovered a giant leak of documents from Mossack Fonseca, a global law firm based in Panama.
Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy
Hudson, Michael
Book
2015
In Killing the Host, economist Michael Hudson exposes how finance, insurance, and real estate (the FIRE sector) have seized control of the global economy at the expense of industrial capitalism and go...
Leak Ties Ethics Guru to Three Men Charged in FIFA Scandal: Secret documents show how deeply the world of soccer has become enmeshed in the world of offshore havens
Rivlin, Gary; Rey, Marcos Garcia; Hudson, Michael
Article
2016
Four of the 16 FIFA officials indicted in the United States used offshore companies created by Mossack Fonseca. Files show offshore companies used by some soccer players to hold money from image right...
Lobbyists for the havens: ICIJ's guide to the offshore system's defenders
Chavkin, Sasha
Article
2013
Across the world, tax havens are under attack. Leading global organizations like the G20 and OECD have put cracking down on offshore tax avoidance at the top of their agendas. Ambitious plans for auto...
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 - 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...
Panama Papers show that capitalism is working perfectly
Hillier, Ben
Article
2016
While corporate fraud is gargantuan in its scale, it is not the expression of a system that "isn't working". In fact, this is the way the system is designed to work.
Panama Papers: The Power Players
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Article
2016
This interactive presentation produced by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) explores the stories behind the use of offshore companies of politicians and their relatives ...
Panamanian Law Firm Is Gatekeeper To Vast Flow of Murky Offshore Secrets: Files show client roster that includes drug dealers, Mafia members, corrupt politicians and tax evaders - and wrongdoing galore
Hamilton, Martha M.
Article
2016
Founding partners of Mossack Fonseca had international pedigrees and backgrounds in the worlds of money, power and secrets. The law firm helps clients respond swiftly to changes in laws, shifting busi...
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...
Secrecy for Sale: Inside the Global Offshore Money Maze
Article
2013
Big players are taking unprecedented steps to stop offshore abuses, but financial crime fighters worry reforms don’t go far enough.
Stairway to Tax Heaven
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Article
2016
A news role-play game featuring three fictitious characters: Juan Penalti (Soccer Player), Polly Tissien (Politician) and Edmund von Kronen (Business Executive). Welcome to the secret world of offshor...
Swiss Leaks: Murky Cash Sheltered by Bank Secrecy
Article
2015
HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) offered services to clients who had been unfavourably named by the United Nations, in court documents and in the media as connected to arms trafficking, blood diamonds and b...
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...
What is Stephen Harper doing to Canada? How can we stop him?
Article
2015
The Harper regime has had a toxic effect on Canada. The wealthy are better off, but most Canadians are worse off, and rights and freedoms, democracy, access to information, and science have suffered. ...

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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...
Tax Haven Roadmap
Czerlau, Richard