offshore tax havens

There's no good excuse for Congress's disgraceful delay in responding to the dangerous Zika virus. But the worst excuse of all is that we can't afford to act.
There's a pile of money hiding offshore. The stunning amount that continues to flow across American borders (and those of other countries), and eventually disappears into the pockets of the corporate and political elite, ultimately causes even more damage to our finances and our lives.
Transparency can be one game changer, especially if it addresses the channels of influence through which policy becomes "privatized
Another day, another bombshell study exposing corporate tax evasion.
The Panama Papers have been described by Edward Snowden himself as the "biggest leak in the history of data journalism" and they could eventually expose mass corruption in governments all over the world. And possibly give Snowden a new pen pal.
And then, I predict, the names and stories of ordinary people will be in the news, people using offshore entities for legitimate
Ahh... the beach. Who knew it could be so corrupt? WHO is involved? Who else? The leaders of Great Britain, China, Argentina
Just 53 men and 9 women have as much wealth as more than 3.6 billion people on this planet. Such a startling statistic highlights how extreme inequality has picked up a dramatic pace.
Lawmakers claim that short-term revenue from a discount tax on offshore profits is needed to pay for urgent investments in public infrastructure. But if we're serious about fixing our crumbling bridges, roads, and dams, we should start by fixing our broken corporate tax system.
President Barack Obama will propose that U.S.-based companies pay a minimum 19 percent tax on their future foreign earnings
Offshore accounts have made headlines recently, with 51 global jurisdictions agreeing to automatically share and exchange details of tax data. Included in this agreement is information on offshore accounts and their operational procedures.
When companies move off shore to save on taxes, you and I make up the tax shortfall elsewhere sell those stocks and they
So where is all this wealth going? The second report, by Zucman, demonstrates that a lot of the money is held in offshore
The argument goes that instead of being jealous, we all should be working in harmony together to create jobs and opportunity. Problem is, the deeply rich talk about building the economy but do almost nothing about it.
Meanwhile, those corporate cash-hoarders -- America's true welfare queens -- are costing the U.S. government between $30
"Secrecy to the Swiss is what the First Amendment is to the United States," Neiman said. "This is a huge shock to their system
Drawing on a cache of 2.5 million leaked documents, the ICIJ has identified people and organizations in more than 30 countries
A review by The Huffington Post of the ICIJ database, which comprises only a portion of the total data trove in the leak
Globalization has had many effects, but one of the greatest seems to be that corporations now have so many "homes" that they pick and choose the locations that offer them the best regulatory and tax breaks.