1 year since the Paradise Papers

1 year since the Paradise Papers – governments
need to take action!

5 November 2018

Monday
November 5, 2018 marks the one-year anniversary of the
publication of the Paradise Papers, the gigantic release
of leaked tax haven documents that made news around the
world.

The Paradise Papers provided evidence of
international tax dodging on a wide scale, and resulted in a
call for action by political leaders in many countries. But
one year following their publication, little has been done
internationally or nationally to prevent the tax avoidance
and evasion exposed by the Paradise Papers.

In New
Zealand official and governmental reaction to the Paradise
Papers has been almost mute, despite passage of the New
Zealand Taxation (Neutralising Base Erosion and Profit
Shifting) Act in June this year. Louise Delany, spokesperson
for Tax Justice Aotearoa New Zealand (TJANZ), says

... read more at: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1811/S00049/1-year-since-the-paradise-papers.htm

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