The Tax Justice Network – Tax Evasion and Developing Countries

New research published by the Tax Justice Network shows that tax evasion costs 145 countries, representing over 98% of world GDP, more than US$3.1 trillion annually.

In the UK for instance, a staggering £69.9 billion a year is lost to tax evasion in the ‘shadow economy’ – that is, 56% of the country’s total […]

SJ Around the Bay to join Publish What You Pay

At the meeting of representatives of Parish Social Justice Groups held at Corpus Christi, St Ives, there was agreement to join the Australian Coalition of Publish What You Pay. (See Mission Statement) .

The membership principles state:

a) Advocate for the mandatory disclosure of payments made by extractive industry companies, both multinational and state […]

Publish What You Pay

Filipino bishops seek solidarity from Australian Church

from CathNews, (2006) In a statement timed to coincide with the Australian Church’s Social Justice Sunday this weekend, Filipino bishops have called on their Australian counterparts for support in safeguarding the human rights of Filipino Indigenous people under pressure from Australian mining companies.

November 5,2009 […]


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