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Open Data Day Manchester 2014 – TaxHack Review and Findings. #ODD14 #taxjustice #opendata

Yesterday TaxHack co-hosted an event for Open Data Day 2014 with Open Data Manchester. With five in the UK, Open Data Day saw a total of 168 events take place across the globe. Groups of varying sizes made use of … Continue reading

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The Fair Tax Mark – A summary of the principles and the importance #fairtaxmark #taxjustice #FTM

After a year of consultation and research, the Fair Tax Mark launched today. This marks an important step for the tax justice movement, and will help inform progressive consumers who want to reward companies acting ethically. The Fair Tax Mark … Continue reading

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@OpenDataMcr @TechHubManc and @TaxHack present : Open Data Day 2014 Manchester. Why and Where? #odd14 #opendata #taxjustice

Link to event ———————— This Saturday, TaxHack and Open Data Manchester are co-hosting an event for Open Data Day 2014. Described by the Open Knowledge Foundation, “Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to … Continue reading

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Progress made on tax and transparency ahead of the G8. But investment needed to ensure the opportunity is seized #taxjustice #taxhack #transparency

This morning, George Osbourne stated that a number of notorious tax havens have agreed to much greater levels of transparency and information sharing. Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat and the Turks and Caicos Islands are among the jurisdictions … Continue reading

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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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