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Reaction: Sheer volume of Paradise Papers data shows industrial-scale tax dodging

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has just published new data on close to 25,000 entities connected to the Paradise Papers. Commenting on this release of files on Appleby...

Reaction: Credit Suisse Global Wealth report highlights huge gulf between haves and have nots

In reaction to the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report, published today, Oxfam's Head of Advocacy Katy Chakrabortty, said: "This report highlights the huge gulf between the haves...

Reaction: MPs from all sides call for greater tax transparency

Responding to calls from MPs from all sides - including Andrew Mitchell, Nigel Mills, Vince Cable and Margaret Hodge - for action to improve transparency, made in today's emergency Commons...

Five steps the UK Government should take to end tax scandals

The UK Government should urgently prioritise tough action to tackle tax dodging by multinationals and wealthy individuals that deprives the world's poorest regions of $170 billion every year,...

Reaction: latest Paradise Papers scandal reveals central role of UK-linked tax havens

Responding to the latest Paradise Papers revelations about companies including Apple and Nike, which also highlight the central role of British crown dependencies and overseas territories in global...

Reaction: Paradise Papers leak shows strong UK leadership is critical to help end tax dodging

The Paradise Papers leak reveals widespread tax dodging by multinationals and wealthy individuals, as well as a strong connection between the UK and Bermuda-based Appleby, the law firm at the heart...

A third of tax dodged in poor countries enough to prevent 8m deaths a year

Just a third of the $100bn [approx. £78bn] tax that companies dodge in poor countries annually is enough to cover the bill for essential healthcare that could prevent the needless deaths of eight...

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...

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