The Taxcast by the Tax Justice Network

In December's Taxcast: Are banks too big to prosecute? Thanks but no thanks to Starbucks cynical offer to pay some corporation tax after all and we discuss a new system rating corporate tax responsibility for consumers that will be out in 2013. And - how we can reform our tax system to stop abuse.

Direct download: Dec_Taxcast.mp3
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In November's Taxcast: is it the beginning of the end of tax avoidance by multi-national corporations? Some countries fight back. And the Finance Curse - why an oversized finance sector's bad for an economy. A special extended edition.

Direct download: Nov_Taxcast.mp3
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In October's Taxcast: Helsinki declares itself a tax haven-free zone, Starbucks joins the tax avoidance Roll of Dishonour and we follow the money: asset recovery, dictators and the selling of secrecy.

Direct download: Oct_Taxcast.mp3
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In September's Taxcast: A whistleblower reward threatens Swiss banking secrecy - where will the money go next? Bangladesh considers expanding a regressive VAT tax and Professor Prem Sikka on the neglected role of the Big Four accountancy firms aka the 'pin-stripe mafia.'

Direct download: Sept_Taxcast.mp3
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In August's Taxcast: capital flight in Africa AND now in Europe, Olympian Usain Bolt fails to champion his tax affairs, and the Spirit Level writers Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson on tax and inequality. There's even an extra minute this month!

Direct download: August_Taxcast.mp3
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In July's Taxcast: Why there are no prosecutions at HSBC bank, a tax justice victory in Norway, new research reveals the amount of offshore wealth is higher than anybody thought. And we look at the temporary tax haven of the London Olympics.

Direct download: July_Taxcast.mp3
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In June's Taxcast: celebrity tax avoidance, Greece's missing billions, what should have been on the G20 agenda and trade mispricing - the tricks of the corruption trade.

Direct download: June_Taxcast.mp3
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In May's Taxcast: Tax haven insiders speak out, the co-founder of Facebook unfriends the US, and Europe considers a Financial Transaction Tax.

Direct download: May_Taxcast.mp3
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In April's Taxcast: Amazon's tax affairs, the global tax cut race to the  bottom, India tackles tax havens and the miners in Zambia who pay more tax than the multi-national mining company.

Direct download: April_Taxcast.mp3
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In March's Taxcast: Apple i-tax dodging, reclaiming Arab Spring country assets, the rich country club of the OECD and the ABCs of setting up letterbox companies. It's child's play!

Direct download: March_Taxcast.mp3
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