Tax havens

Five Companies That Went Thousands of Miles to Use Mauritius
Delphine Reuter · August 6, 2019

Here are five companies that illustrate the vast geographic reach of Mauritius as a tax haven.

Luxury Spas and Hotels Lavish Guests While Depriving Tax Collectors
Will Fitzgibbon · July 30, 2019

The documents of a single spa and hotel chain open a window onto the $171 billion luxury industry, whose tax practices have been under scrutiny for years.

Tax Treaties Scrutinized, Re-negotiated in Wake of Mauritius Leaks Investigation
Will Fitzgibbon · July 29, 2019

Within hours of the publication of the ICIJ investigation, officials from the island tax haven huddled to respond to the exposé of its offshore sector.  

What’s a tax treaty and why should I care?
Will Fitzgibbon · July 25, 2019

What are all these ‘double taxation agreements’ or ‘tax treaties’ we keep seeing in Mauritius Leaks?

Treasure Island: Leak Reveals How Mauritius Siphons Tax From Poor Nations to Benefit Elites
Will Fitzgibbon · July 23, 2019

Based on 200,000 files, Mauritius Leaks exposes a sophisticated system that diverts tax revenue from poor nations back to the coffers of Western corporations and African oligarchs.

It Takes a Village to Create a Tax Dodge
Antonio Cucho · July 23, 2019

Welcome to Mauritius! Scroll down to see how a group of professionals help corporate giants flee taxes offshore.

Inside the Firm at the Heart of Mauritius Leaks
Will Fitzgibbon · July 23, 2019

Despite having few employees, the offshore firm attracted a number of high-profile clients as it raced to secure the market at the “gateway” to Africa.

About the Mauritius Leaks Investigation
Fergus Shiel and Will Fitzgibbon · July 23, 2019

Mauritius Leaks is a cross-border investigation that reveals how one law firm on a small island off Africa’s east coast helped companies leach tax revenue from poor African, Arab and Asian nations.

The Trader, the Preacher, and the journalist
Simon Bowers · May 14, 2019

Karlijn Kuijpers, a freelance investigative journalist in the Netherlands, talks about her reporting that has taken a detailed look at the impact of corporate behavior — and it has made uncomfortable reading for some in her home country.

When governments get tough, criminals get going offshore, study shows
Douglas Dalby · May 7, 2019

There is an immediate increase in offshore incorporations when governments crack down on organized crime, according to a report based on Panama Papers data.