Video: Tax Havens – Investigating International Finance – Episode 1
2 December 2012 — The New Economics
Used by wealthy individuals and companies to shift huge sums of money around the world in secret, tax havens cost governments and ordinary taxpayers billions of pounds. International efforts to tackle tax havens to date have been feeble, but there’s no reason why action can’t be taken. How can we put a end to such widespread tax evasion?
This is the first in a series of four videos investigating different areas of the international finance system. Each is a short introduction to a major challenge we face if we want to reform global finance and make it work for people and the planet.