NEWS & MEDIA
The BoE has published a list of 53 companies receiving CCFF loans. We calculated that over 29% of the loans were given to companies with links to tax havens.Read more...
Leaked documents reported in the Financial Times indicate that the UK is to make online marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay liable to collect VAT on behalf of their sellers.Read more...
Governments that wish to restrict bailouts going to tax avoiders should insist that companies sign up to new rules on their tax behaviour.Read more...
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Swedish goats, Japanese hedgehogs and Batman
£324m of taxpayer money has been spent subsidising “culturally British” games, including Batman, Sonic, and Goat Simulator. To receive this relief, developers have to pass the BFI’s test – which we show is almost impossible to fail.
No Tax and Chill: Netflix’s Offshore Millions
Our research reveals that the online video company Netflix streamed up to $430m of profit from their international operations into tax havens in 2018, while paying no corporation tax in the UK.