Episode
February 11, 2016

The global impact of tax dodging

Are trillions stored in tax havens fueling economic inequality?
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On Thursday, February 11 at 19:30 GMT

How do corporations and the mega rich legally avoid paying taxes, and what impact does it have on income inequality? A recent report by Oxfam says storing profits in tax havens helps the rich get richer while increasing tax burdens on the rest of society. But proponents of legal tax avoidance argue that offshoring creates better standards of living and promotes policy reform in high-taxation countries. Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

Joining this conversation:

Max Lawson @Oxfam
Head of Global Policy and Campaigns, Oxfam International
www.oxfam.org

Daniel Mitchell @danieljmitchell
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
danieljmitchell.wordpress.com

Anthony Travers
Chairman, Cayman Islands Stock Exchange
www.anthonytravers.com

James S. Henry @submergingmkt
Senior Adviser, Tax Justice Network
www.taxjustice.net

Are tax dodgers fueling economic inequality? Share your thoughts below.

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