Monthly Archives: April 2013

Where Does My Money Go? You can find out here…

This website from Open Spending uses neat visualisation to show you where you daily taxes in the UK are spent. There’s also regional and departmental breakdowns to get a clearer picture. The current form is pretty basic, but it provides … Continue reading

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Introductory session at Open Data Manchester next week! #taxhack #odm #opendata

The introductory session for TaxHack will be taking place at the Open Data Manchester meeting next Tuesday, on the 30th April. We’ll be discussing the basic principles behind TaxHack, the current ideas, and suggestions for the future of TaxHack. All … Continue reading

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OpenSpending provides inspiration and a platform for #taxjustice #transparency #offshoreleaks #taxhack

OpenSpending is a project that we at TaxHack really like. The underlying principle is “about Mapping the Money. The aim is to help track every (public) government and corporate financial transaction across the world and present it in useful and … Continue reading

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As of Today Tax Avoidance is ILLEGAL (Guest reblog by newtz)

The argument that tax avoidance is legal is now dead and gone, for good. The world of tax abuse changed today, for the better. Posted on April 15 2013 Richard Murphy (Tax Research UK) The new Guidance on the new … Continue reading

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Map of capital flight from developing countries #offshore #development

This map from the Guardian gives you an idea of the scale of money escaping developing countries through tax havens.

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Animation on how the world of tax havens works #offshoreleaks #taxjustice

If you needed a tour on how secrecy jurisdictions work, check this video out.

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Data Expeditions as a Model for TaxHack #opendata #hackday #NHTG13 #taxjustice

The philosophies and ethos proposed by the group Data Expeditions is a brilliant example of how TaxHack would like to conduct its research: “Data Expeditions are quests to map uncharted territory, discover hidden stories and solve unsolved mysteries in the … Continue reading

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