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The European Parliament urged EU member states on Tuesday to end programmes to sell visas and passports Photograph: Frederick Florin / AFP/Getty Images

The European Parliament urged EU member states on Tuesday to curb money-laundering in the bloc by ending programmes to sell visas and passports, a ste(...)

The EU published a tax haven blacklist on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA

It was certainly an improvement on the list recently published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, which featured only one (...)

Ireland belongs to a group of 54 “early adopters” exchanging information relating to accounts open on or after January 1st, 2016.

In your article last week you referred to tax authorities in different countries exchanging information. Is there a publication or other information o(...)

French economist Thomas Piketty: the author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century is one of the signatories. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Thirteen Irish economists have signed a letter to world leaders warning there is no economic justification for allowing tax havens to continue, and ur(...)

The Oxfam report highlights the role that “an ever more elaborate system of tax havens” is playing in the deepening divide, calling for a “global approach to end the era of tax havens”. Photograph: Getty Images

The world’s 62 wealthiest individuals now own the same as the poorest half of the global population, according to a new report on wealth inequality pu(...)