Tax havens

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.

‘You have a wallet, right?’: Rutger Bregman on his Davos moment, and taxation ‘hypocrisy’
Razzan Nakhlawi · April 22, 2019

After Bregman’s taxation rant at the World Economic Forum blew up, we sat down to talk tax hikes on the super-rich.

Treaty to ‘dodge Kenyan tax’ deemed unconstitutional
Will Fitzgibbon · March 18, 2019

Kenya’s High Court has struck down a tax agreement with offshore haven Mauritius, a potentially significant precedent for other African nations’ efforts to staunch billions of dollars in lost revenue.

Seven EU Countries Labeled ‘Tax Havens’ in Parliament Report
Simon Bowers · March 4, 2019

A European Parliament committee found that seven member states facilitate aggressive tax planning, and recommended an EU financial police force be set up.

European Commission shames Saudi Arabia, Panama with ‘dirty money’ list
Simon Bowers · February 14, 2019

The expansion of a list of jurisdictions linked to money laundering or terrorist financing has attracted criticism from some of the included countries.

Why has the European Commission not investigated Lux Leaks tax deals?
Simon Bowers · February 12, 2019

Jean-Claude Juncker’s legacy remains tainted by his Luxembourg past as he bows out as the European Commission president this year.

Nike Could Owe Billions In Back Tax If New EU Probe Finds Against It
Simon Bowers · January 10, 2019

The newly-announced European investigation into suspected illegal state aid follows ICIJ’s Paradise Papers reporting, which uncovered details of Nike’s global tax strategy.

Tax wars, follow-up investigations and who was actually in the Paradise Papers?
Will Fitzgibbon, Scilla Alecci, Sasha Chavkin and 2 more · November 5, 2018

We answer your questions relating to our 2017 investigation.

The Paradise Papers: What do you want to know?
Amy Wilson-Chapman and Will Fitzgibbon · October 4, 2018

What do you want to know about the impact of the Paradise Papers? Do you have a lingering question?