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IMF's advice to countries is detached from its rhetoric on inequality

New Oxfam analysis shows the International Monetary Fund's key "Article IV" advice fails to reduce gap between rich and poor  The International Monetary Fund's...

Oxfam reaction to Amazon tax ruling

Commenting on the European Commission's ruling today that online retailer Amazon received €250m (£221m) in illegal state aid from Luxembourg, Oxfam's Head of Inequality Ana Arendar said: ...

Reaction: Multinationals like Amazon exploit flaws in tax laws to avoid paying fair share

Amazon is today reported to have halved its UK corporation tax bill despite revenue increasing. Commenting on reports about Amazon's tax practices Oxfam's head of inequality, Ana Arendar,...

RB calls for tougher tax laws that would protect poor countries following Oxfam investigation

British multinational RB, the manufacturer of household items such as Dettol and Vanish, has today backed a public campaign for tougher tax laws after an Oxfam investigation suggested that poor countries...

Oxfam reaction to ONS persistent poverty statistics

New figures, published today by the Office for National Statistics show that whilst the UK had one of the lowest rates of 'persistent' poverty in the EU, it had the 13th highest overall...

REACTION: G7 consensus crumbles at the expense of the world's poorest people

Commenting on the G7 summit communiqué, Oxfam said leaders had failed to address the key challenges facing the world's poorest people. ...

REACTION New director of World Health Organization must act to end health inequalities

Oxfam congratulated Dr Tedros on his appointment as new Director-General of the World Health Organization today and warned that determined leadership was needed to tackle health inequalities around...

Oxfam reaction to party manifestos on UK inequality

Commenting on the party manifestos, Sally Copley, Oxfam Head of UK Campaigns and Policy, said: ...

Cash stashed offshore by top 50 US companies jumps to $1.6 trillion

The 50 biggest US companies, including global brands Pfizer, Goldman Sachs, General Electric, Chevron, Wal-Mart, and Apple, stashed $1.6 trillion offshore in 2015 - $200 billion more than the previous...

Europe's biggest banks post quarter of profits in tax havens

New data highlights value of tax transparency in the fight against tax dodging Europe's 20 biggest banks posted profits of at least £18 billion (€25 billion) in global tax...

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