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Panama Papers Database Hugely Important - but Governments, not Whistleblowers, Should be Policing our Tax System


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Panama Papers Database Hugely Important - but Governments, not Whistleblowers, Should be Policing our Tax System

OXFORD -

The publication of the Panama Papers database is a significant blow against tax dodgers but the public should not have to rely on whistleblowers to expose tax cheats, said Oxfam today. Oxfam is calling on politicians gathering in London for the Anti-Corruption Summit on 12 May to end the secrecy that enables companies and wealthy individuals to avoid paying their fair share of tax.

Max Lawson, Head of policy for Oxfam’s ‘Even it Up’ campaign said:

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