The ICTD, alongside Petr Janský, an economist at Charles University in Prague and data scientist Javier Garcia-Bernardo have been featured in a new article on the website of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, titled Multinationals shifted $1 trillion offshore, stripping countries of billions in tax revenues, study says. The article highlights data from an ICTD working paper that Janský and Garcia-Bernardo recently co-authored called Profit Shifting of Multinational Corporations Worldwide.
Professor Mick Moore OBE authored a guest column in Sri Lanka’s Daily FT website titled Don’t allow Port City to undermine national sovereignty. The column argues that proposed tax exemptions in the city will have no positive effect in attracting foreign investment and will threaten the country’s national sovereignty.
ICTD Research Fellow Dr Max Gallien and Research and Communications Associate Soukayna Remmal co-authored the article La fiscalité actuelle encourage-t-elle vraiment l’économie informelle? (Does the tax system really encourage the informal economy?) in Morocco’s L’Economiste.com.
ICTD Research Fellow and International Tax lead Martin Hearson was featured in the Washington Post’s article “Biden told big multinational corporations to “get real” about paying taxes. Here’s what he plans to do“. The article mentions Martin’s forthcoming article on international tax in Perspectives on Politics.
Tax Notes‘s podcast, Tax Notes Talk, is a weekly discussion of cutting-edge developments in tax, including up-to-the-minute changes in federal, state, and international tax law and regulations. ICTD International Tax lead Martin Hearson was featured in the podcast’s January 7th episode, speaking with David Stewart, Stephanie Soong Johnston, and Emmanuel Eze on the role and influence of developing countries in the OECD’s inclusive framework. You can listen to the episode here.
On December 18th, 2020, the ICTD hosted a virtual roundtable discussion on deepening the inclusiveness of global tax negotiations. The online event launched the research paper “At the Table, Off the Menu? Assessing the Participation of Lower-Income Countries in Global Tax Negotiations” by Rasmus Corlin Christensen, Martin Hearson, and Tovony Randriamanalina. Tax Notes International wrote about the event and research paper in the article “Lower-Income Countries Must Collaborate for Tax Policy Sway” by Sarah Paez.
Brighton and Hove News writes about ICTD Founding CEO, Professor Mick Moore, and his recent appointment of an OBE by the Queen in her New Year Honours List. Read more in their article “Actors, academics and ambulance service veteran honoured by the Queen“.
In their article “Study Sheds Light on Inclusivity of OECD Global Tax Negotiations“, Tax Notes International writes about the launch of Rasmus Corlin Christensen, Martin Hearson, and Tovony Randriamanalina’s recent research paper “At the Table, Off the Menu? Assessing the Participation of Lower-Income Countries in Global Tax Negotiations“.
ICTD Research Fellow and International Tax lead Martin Hearson was quoted in International Tax Review’s article, “This week in tax: US election uncertainty continues”
ICTD Researcher Mustapha Ndajiwo was recently mentioned in Tax Notes International’s featured analysis “Digital Taxation in Africa: Safety in Numbers?“. The article features Mustapha’s working paper “The Taxation of the Digitalised Economy: An African Study”.