Tax dodging

Oxfam tax havens campaign stunt outside the European Union, 2016. Photo: Tineke D'haese/Oxfam

Blog: Historic vote in European Parliament for a Europe free from tax havens

Last week, the European Parliament

Revealing Big Pharma’s tax dodging: The story behind the numbers

Blog: Revealing Big Pharma’s tax dodging: The story behind the numbers

Four of the world's biggest drug companies are making billions in profits while cheating poor people, especially women and girls, with sky-high drug prices and dodging hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes. Here's a close look into Oxfam's research that uncovered their dirty little secret.

Mexico slum. Photo: Bushra al-Fusail

Blog: Do you care about fighting poverty, climate change and inequality? Then you’ll probably care about these three letters: FfD

How can these three little letters ‘FfD’ bring us one step closer to tackling the world’s greatest threats: poverty, climate change and inequality?

Beatrice Quayee holds rice ready for transplanting, River Gee county, Liberia. Credit: Kieran Doherty/Oxfam

Blog: Africa: Rising for the few

Africa is losing billions of dollars through tax dodging. This week's World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 must squarely address tax avoidance tricks and other illicit financial flows, tax incentives, and debt repayments. Unless African leaders tackle such issues, it is the rich world that will continue to gain the most from Africa’s progress.http://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-africa-2015

Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund. Photo: Simone D. McCourtie/World Bank

Blog: My message to world leaders: To finance development you must tackle tax

Last month Oxfam’s International Executive

HSBC Bank Switzerland. Photo: flickr.com/photos/koen_photos

Blog: Breaking the cycle: How Europe can stop industrial tax dodging

HSBC’s Swiss branch helped over 130,000 wealthy people dodge their taxes. This is yet another shocking scandal making tax dodging appear more like a film franchise than a damaging global practice. Here's how the European Union could help ensure justice.

Oxfam is calling for a World Tax Summit in 2015.

Blog: Why is Oxfam calling for a World Tax Summit?

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In Ghana, more aid is needed to pay for free care and to expand health services to meet increasing demand. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Panos

Blog: Unfair international taxation undermines economic, political and social development progress

Oxfam’s report showing how developing countries have been marginalised in the process of reforming the rules for taxing multinational enterprises has been well received – unsurprisingly, perhaps, since the evidence of political marginalisation and of lost revenues is fairly clear.

Photo: Tomàs Abella/Oxfam

Blog: Developing countries must be at the heart of Global Tax Reform

After the world was plunged into a financial crisis, back in 2009, G20 leaders promised to clean up the international tax system, once and for all.

4 pivotal ways the EU can fight poverty in 2014

Blog: 4 pivotal ways the EU can fight poverty in 2014

As major changes sweep over European leadership, 2014 will certainly prove a landmark year in Europe’s standing in the world. This institutional reshuffle offers an opportunity to change gears and tackle global challenges straight on.

At Oxfam, we want to see Europe leading the fight against inequality and climate change, two major injustices threatening to undermine the efforts of millions of people to escape poverty and hunger, both at home and abroad.

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