“Where do multinationals pay taxes and how much?” Gaining insight from international tax experts, Backlight director Marije Meerman (‘Quants’ & ‘Money & Speed’), takes a look at tax havens, the people who live there and the routes along which tax is avoided globally.
Those routes go by resounding names like ‘Cayman Special’, ‘Double Irish’, and ‘Dutch Sandwich’. A financial world operates in the shadows surrounded by a high level of secrecy. A place where sizable capital streams travel the world at the speed of light and avoid paying tax. The Tax Free Tour is an economic thriller mapping the systemic risk for governments and citizens alike. Is this the price we have to pay for globalized capitalism?
- The Double Irish Dutch Sandwich (smh.com.au)
- Double Irish Deception: How Google-Apple-Facebook Avoid Paying Taxes (visualeconomics.creditloan.com)
- Google’s Income Tax Rate Was Only 8 Percent (my.firedoglake.com)