AJ Impact

Hiding money: US is a major hub of financial secrecy, says report

Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, is accused of using US firms to move allegedly ill-gotten money offshore.

Hiding money: US is a major hub of financial secrecy, says report

AJ Impact

India's top court orders telecoms to 'immediately' pay dues

Analysts worry that the court's move could harm both India's government and the companies.

India's top court orders telecoms to 'immediately' pay dues

AJ Impact

World tax rewrite can raise countries' revenues by $100bn: OECD

OECD said that the gains from the tax overhaul would be 'broadly similar' across rich, middle, and low income countries.

World tax rewrite can raise countries' revenues by $100bn: OECD

AJ Impact

US and France set Davos deadline to resolve digital tax spat

The United States has threatened to impose tariffs of up to 100 percent on $2.4bn worth of French products over tax.

US and France set Davos deadline to resolve digital tax spat

AJ Impact

Bill Gates, ending the decade richer, calls for higher wealth tax

The US billionaire says the rich, including himself and his wife, should pay more taxes than they currently do.

Bill Gates, ending the decade richer, calls for higher wealth tax

Counting the Cost

How unpaid corporate taxes led to violent protests in Ecuador

Why corporate tax cuts and austerity plans are behind Ecuador's violent protests. Plus, effects of Japan's 'Abenomics'.

AJ Impact

Japan's retail sales plunge to multi-year low after tax hike

As consumption drops along with exports and production, Japan's economy is struggling to find a growth driver.

Japan's retail sales plunge to multi-year low after tax hike

AJ Impact

US military spending: Many Americans now believe less is more

Higher percentage show preference for non-military solutions like trade, investment, and diplomacy in a divided world.

US military spending: Many Americans now believe less is more

Counting the Cost

Counting the cost of neoliberalism in Chile

How the doctrine of neoliberalism has undermined democracy in Chile. Plus, a look at the effects of phantom investments.

Inequality

'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax

Twenty people, including one who remained anonymous, signed a letter this summer essentially asking to be taxed more.

'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax

AJ Impact

As economic growth languishes, state of Maine banks on immigrants

In northern New England, an aging population has hamstrung growth, but immigration could provide heft for the workforce.

As economic growth languishes, state of Maine banks on immigrants

AJ Impact

Tough choices: Malaysia faces tightrope act in upcoming budget

The government’s commitment to fiscal discipline will be tested by Malaysians’ grouses over rising costs of living.

Tough choices: Malaysia faces tightrope act in upcoming budget

AJ Impact

OECD takes aim at tech giants with global tax plan

The international tax negotiations are an important bargaining chip in a dispute that is mixed with trade issues.

OECD takes aim at tech giants with global tax plan

AJ Impact

Carbon border tax plan could worsen US-EU trade tensions

New commissioner in Brussels pledges to move quickly on fee targeting foreign firms with high greenhouse gas emissions.

Carbon border tax plan could worsen US-EU trade tensions

AJ Impact

Japan hikes sales taxes to 10 percent after two delays

The tax increase risks further deteriorating consumer spending and tipping Japan's economy into a recession.

Japan hikes sales taxes to 10 percent after two delays