The Taxcast: April 2019


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In this special extended edition of the April 2019 Taxcast, broadcast from the tax haven of Jersey:

- we explore Jersey's poor showing in the OECD's Better Life Index and ask why Jersey's spending so much money on improving it's bad image instead of setting up public registers of beneficial ownership information

- we interview the tax haven of Jersey's former Chief Advisor to the government, one of Jersey's main architects of, and defenders of its offshore business model

- we hear about Jersey's dysfunctional political system from an elected representative of Jersey's only political party and its rising inequality levels

- we speak to the fire-starters of the global tax justice movement - it all started in Jersey...

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