Tax havens

Wanted: Honorary Consuls For ‘Cash-Strapped’ African Nations
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

Honorary consuls occupy a little-known niche in the global elite. Many work to rigorous standards, but for others their avowed love for their adopted country is not always reflected in their tax filings.

How Officials, Businesses and Traffickers Hide Billions Offshore
Will Fitzgibbon · May 22, 2018

From Cape Verde’s white-sand beaches to Niger’s vast deserts, West African countries are plundered by companies and individuals, while governments do little to stem the flow.

Bahamas, US Virgin Islands and St. Kitts and Nevis added to EU blacklist
Cecile S. Gallego · March 15, 2018

Three major offshore hubs in the Caribbean have been added to the EU’s tax haven blacklist.

Europe cracks down on luxury yacht tax dodge, citing Paradise Papers
Simon Bowers · March 12, 2018

The European Commission is taking action against three EU member states for failing to collect sufficient value added tax (VAT) on yachts.

Will US tax agency nominee help rein in offshore holdings?
Spencer Woodman · February 27, 2018

Donald Trump’s pick to lead the IRS has plenty of offshore experience, but critics question whether his allegiances lie with the tax agency or those seeking to dodge its reach.

‘Africa’s Satellite’ Avoided Millions Using A Very African Tax Scheme
Will Fitzgibbon · February 20, 2018

The companies behind the New Dawn Satellite channeled millions of dollars through offshore companies in Mauritius, one of the continent’s premier tax havens.

Roll Up, Roll Up: Asiaciti’s U.S. Marketing Tour
Will Fitzgibbon · February 14, 2018

A city-by-city travelogue shows the offshore specialist marketing trusts to American clients anticipating or in trouble with the law.

More data than ever before added to the Offshore Leaks Database
Cecile S. Gallego · February 12, 2018

New data from the Paradise Papers will allow you to explore more information on companies registered in the Cook Islands, Samoa and Malta.

What to look for in Apple's big updates this month
Simon Bowers · February 1, 2018

The iPhone-maker announced its offshore cash pile is worth nearly $270 billion. But it’s unlikely that will mean much to America.

US, Switzerland singled out by new financial secrecy index
Cecile S. Gallego · January 30, 2018

Switzerland has delayed and the U.S. has refused to take part in reforms aimed at curbing financial secrecy, according to the Tax Justice Network’s new Financial Secrecy Index.