US Accountant Found Guilty In Panama Papers Case

By Will Fitzgibbon, -

A U.S. accountant who helped American residents evade taxes in a case exposed by the Panama Papers investigation has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. Over a sometimes choppy [...]

Media Blackout As Israel’s Largest Banks Pay Over $1 Billion In Fines For US Tax Evasion Schemes

By Whitney Webb, -

WASHINGTON—Israel’s three largest banks—Hapoalim Bank, Leumi Bank and Mizrahi Tefahot Bank—have all been ordered to pay record fines, which collectively are set to total over $1 billion, to the [...]

Corporations With Offshore Billions Sponsor ‘Tax Prom’

By Josh Keefe, -

By Josh Keefe for International Business Times. Next week, 600 congressional staffers, lobbyists and think tank employees, as well as Vice President Mike Pence himself, will get together for an [...]

‘Paradise Papers’ Show How Wealthy Stash Riches, Dodge Taxes

By Emily Wells, -

By Emily Wells for Truth Dig - A trove of recently leaked files pertaining to offshore finance, dubbed “the Paradise Papers,” offers insight into how the wealthiest corporations and individuals [...]

Trouble In The Offshore Paradise

By Chuck Collins, -

By Chuck Collins for Inequality - Just as Congress begins debate on the Republicans’ “Tax Cut and Jobs Act,” new revelations have emerged about how wealthy elites around the world hide their [...]

Newsletter: Elections Expose the Oligarchs

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The 2016 presidential election has shown how the duopoly, the two parties that represent big business interests and the wealthiest, are [...]

Panama Papers: The Psychology Driving Illicit Financial Flows

By Robert J. Burrowes, -

By Robert J. Burrowes for Popular Resistance. Because their emotional responses to events in their life are not heard and addressed, the distractive items become addictive drugs. This is why most [...]

Stopping Companies’ Tax Evasion And Illegal Logging

By Frederic Mousseau, -

By Frederic Mousseau for Righting Finance - The Panama Papers have helped expose how politicians, criminals and corporations around the world hide their cash and avoid taxes. In Papua New Guinea [...]

‘Ditch Dodgy Dave’: 150,000 In Anti-Austerity Protest In London

By Common Dreams Staff, -

By Common Dreams Staff. A protest calling on David Cameron to resign has brought more than 150,000 people onto the streets of London on Saturday afternoon. The March for Health, Homes, Jobs [...]

Newsletter: The Corruption Of Money

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. As tax day approaches, there will be numerous reports about how US oligarchs – wealthy individuals and major corporations – do not pay their fair share in [...]

50 Corporations Hide 1.4 Trillion Off-Shore, Avoid $100 Billion In Taxes

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By Staff of By Oxfam - Oxfam's recently released "Broken at the Top" report outlines how the top 50 US companies use offshore tax havens and other aggressive and secretive schemes to stash [...]

Panama Papers’ And The Shadow World Of Finance

By James S. Henry, John Christensen, and Nick Mathiason, -

By James S. Henry, John Christensen, and Nick Mathiason for Tax Justice Network - On Monday, April 11, 2016, on Clearing The FOG Radio, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese discussed the release of [...]

Newsletter – Building Toward Political Revolution

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. Of course, we also know the Panama Papers leak is about just one tax evasion firm, and not a major one. This is a small tip of a [...]

Brazil Opens Federal Investigation Of McDonalds

By Giovanna Frank-Vitale, -

By Giovanna Frank-Vitale. March 3, 2016 - Today a federal prosecutor in Brazil opened a criminal investigation (attached) into alleged “fiscal and economic crimes” by McDonald’s. The prosecutor’s [...]