Tax Justice Network Releases Financial Secrecy Index 2018

Switzerland, the United States and the Cayman Islands are the worst offenders of financial secrecy, according to a global ranking released by the Tax Justice… Read More ›

IGT Report: Review into Aspects of the Pay as You Go (PAYG) Instalments System

The Review into Aspects of the Pay as You Go (PAYG) Instalments System is the first Inspector-General of Taxation (IGT) review to be undertaken in… Read More ›

Australia Ranks 12th in Its First Open Budget Survey

  The International Budget Partnership has just published the results for the Open Budget Survey 2017—an independent, comparative biennial evaluation of the three pillars of… Read More ›

Treasury Releases 2017 Tax Expenditures Statement

The 2017 Tax Expenditures Statement lists 289 tax expenditures and, where possible, provides an estimate of the dollar value or order of magnitude of the… Read More ›

Release of the 2018 Report on Government Services

The annual Report on Government Services (RoGS) provides information on the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of government services in Australia. The 2018 RoGS will be… Read More ›

Tax Policies in the EU – 2017 Survey Online

The ‘Tax Policies in the EU survey’ presents an indicator-based analysis of the performance and design of the tax systems in the EU. It examines… Read More ›

Eight Jurisdictions Removed from EU’s List of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions for Tax Purposes

Eight jurisdictions have been removed from the EU’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes, following commitments made at a high political level to remedy… Read More ›

Oxfam Releases ‘Reward Work, Not Wealth’ Report on Global Inequality

Oxfam’s new report looks at growing extreme wealth, focusing on those who work but live in poverty. It explores why this may be happening, and… Read More ›

Panama Joins International Tax Co-Operation Efforts to End Bank Secrecy

This week at the OECD Headquarters in Paris, the Director-General of Revenue and the delegated Competent Authority of Panama, Publio Ricardo Cortés, has signed the… Read More ›

TTPI Working Paper: Can Information About Inequality and Social Mobility Change Preferences for Redistribution?

TTPI Working Paper 1/2018: Can information about inequality and social mobility change preferences for redistribution? Evidence from randomised controlled trials in 11 high and middle-income… Read More ›