Thursday, November 21, 2013

November Taxcast: JFK tackles tax havens, and the modern offshore pariahs

In the November 2013 Taxcast from the Tax Justice Network: the movers and the shakers in the 2013 Financial Secrecy Index, the pariah states trying to wreck new global transparency measures, and it’s 50 years ago this month that US President John F Kennedy was assassinated.

Did you know that he was trying to tackle tax havens too?



Download and listen here. To hear previous Taxcasts, click here.
"Foreign tax havens [that] drain our jobs and dollars away from our shores...nearly 630 million dollars due to the Treasury does not come in each year, which means that those wage earners, the small businessmen and others who have their taxes withheld from their salaries and their paychecks must pay more"
- President John F Kennedy
Produced by @Naomi_Fowler for the Tax Justice Network and featuring John Christensen of the Tax Justice Network, Dr Jairo Lugo Ocando of Sheffield University and US President John F Kennedy.

Update: For latest and previous Taxcasts, see here.


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