Tax havens

Second Panama Papers Leak: Findings From Around The World
Will Fitzgibbon · August 16, 2018

Leaked Mossack Fonseca documents exposed the millionaire offspring of European and African officials, illicit campaign funding in Latin America, and more.

New study raises red flags on tax haven role in environmental destruction
Scilla Alecci · August 13, 2018

Tax havens – and the financial secrecy they provide – may bolster industries tied to Amazon deforestation and the unsustainable management of natural resources, a new study has found.

How investigative journalism exposed the Swiss tax ‘rip off’
Martha M. Hamilton · August 7, 2018

ICIJ member Oliver Zihlmann is part of a team of investigative reporters working to bring change to one of the most important tax havens in the world.

Loopholes in UK company register show crime can still flourish, study finds
Will Fitzgibbon · August 2, 2018

Corrupt politicians, fraudsters and money launderers could still be avoiding detection, an analysis by nonprofit Global Witness has found.

Behind the scenes of the largest-ever West African journalism collaboration
ICIJ · July 10, 2018

A new documentary reveals the challenges and triumphs of the West Africa Leaks investigation.

How French journalists used the Offshore Leaks database to find local stories
Cecile S. Gallego · July 6, 2018

A collaborative investigation has exposed what they describe as “the banality” of tax evasion costing France millions of euros each year.

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.