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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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#NHTG13 Projects lining up

Currently, 24 projects are proposed from the National Hack the Government Day, 2013. There’s some really interesting looking stuff starting to appear. Have a scroll down this page to check them out. Examples: Whack-an-MP, Hansardine, Kebabbage, Daily Moan.

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New dataset uploaded! #taxhack #procurement #manchester

Look to our ‘Links to Datasets’ menu to see files uploaded. The first link contains Manchester City Council spending over £500 from September 2011 to September 2012; with clean, merged tables of ‘total spend’. From here you can see which … Continue reading

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Inspiration from the ICIJ

In what has been called “the largest cross border journalism collaboration in history”, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has today released an astounding project: “Secrecy for Sale: Inside the Global Offshore Money Maze“. 86 journalists in 46 countries have … Continue reading

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