Estimating Uber’s Tax Gap in Aotearoa

Uber’s global tax structure is an example of a much broader problem with multinationals short-changing global governments by shifting their taxable profits offshore. The business model of Uber and other ‘platform’ or ‘gig’ corporations also has the potential to drive...

Glencore Responds to CICTAR

Glencore has responded to the allegations in CICTAR’s latest report, which you can read here. The company says that it complies with current tax rules. We do not dispute this, but say that tax avoidance is unethical and the rules should be changed. Please read...

Broke: Coal Mining Giant Games Global Tax System

World leaders are deciding how to change the global tax system so that multinational companies pay their share. A review of Glencore’s use of transfer (mis)pricing, shell companies and tax havens reveals that current proposals are not enough. We need tax laws...
Taken for a Ride

Taken for a Ride

The Issue It is widely understood that Uber’s business model represents a direct attack on working conditions and workers’ rights. What is less well understood is how the Uber’s business model undermines global funding for public services. Dutch shell companies are at...

Darkness at Sunrise: UK Care Homes Shifting Profits Offshore?

This new report reveals that UK care homes shift profits offshore while charging thousands of residents £200 in daily fees. Ownership through tax havens enables the more than 60 care homes to report losses in the UK while foreign investors make a killing in a sector...

Tax Dodging by a Canadian Crown Corporation

The percentage of COVID-19 deaths in long-term care homes in Canada – higher than in any other country – has exposed the long-standing concern that profit is prioritised over care. Revera, a private corporation, is the second largest care home operator in Canada. An...