In the August 2015 Taxcast: Sun, sea and tax: the Taxcast goes to Mexico and looks at how multinational tourism operates there. Plus why Luxembourg is printing euros like there’s no tomorrow, Brazil offers its tax dodgers an amnesty and we ask how much longer ’emerging economies’ and other countries left out of the reform of global tax rules will put up with it. Plus more scandal and unique analysis.
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Revenue, to fund public services, infrastructure and administration.
Redistribution, to curb inequalities between individuals and between groups.
Repricing, to limit public “bads” such as tobacco consumption and carbon emissions.
Representation, to build healthier democratic processes, recognising that higher reliance of government. spending on tax revenues is strongly linked to higher quality of governance and political representation.
Reparation, to redress the historical legacies of empire and ecological damage.