Some international charities argue that the tax treaties we have with developing countries are often unfair, in that too much of the income that comes from trade with them is taxed here rather than there. So it's not an issue of tax avoidance, just of where the liability falls. Perhaps this will change.
Scottish MP’s back new UK-Malawi Tax Treaty Scots partnership has been working hard on tax justice, writes David Hope-Jones Two months ago it was pretty hard to get people excited about the technicalities around tax justice. And then came the Panama Papers, laying bare a global system which makes it all too easy for the most wealthy to hide assets and dodge tax.