Norwegian Bank Investment Management (NBIM) asked PWYP Norway for feedback in an Expectations document on taxes and transparency.
Snorre Valen (SV - socialist left) presented a suggestion to Parliament concerning a measure against a black economy and tax evasion. Poto: Stortinget (CC BY 2.0) Flickr
The litmus test is served. Snorre Valen (SV) asks politicians in Parliament to sign a representative proposal for extended country-by-country reporting. Since the Panama Papers, this is one of the most important measures which is not in place yet. The reason for this is the lack of follow-up by the Ministry of Finance on country-by-country reporting for accounting purposes.
The consequence is that companies are not required to give information from tax havens, because payments to such places will be less than NOK 800,000, writes Mona Thowsen in the opinion piece. Photo: Kathie M Ceballos CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Flickr
The Ministry of Finance has not followed up on Parliament´s request, so Norwegian companies do not have to submit information from tax havens.
Thick walls at the Ministry of Finance. Foto: Helge Høifødt
Right before Christmas Eve, on December 22, the Ministry of Finance established changes to the amendment concerning country-by-country reporting (CBCR), without Parliament having dealt with the matter.
The Ministry of Finance. Photo: Christian A. Calmeyer (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
PWYP Norway explains how the protection of tax havens can be repealed by removing a link between two paragraphs.
Ivan Velasquez, leder i CICIG. Foto: CICIG
How to lead the campaign against corruption when authorities are part of the problem?
Tsedale Lemma, Editor-in-chief Addis Standard Magazine.
- I live a in a "perpetual twilight zone of taking chances,” Lemma Tsedale, editor of Addis Standard to BBC
Foto: Craig McKune
The South African journalist Craig McKune will share his experience of investigating illegal financial transactions.
Foto: Kristine Aghalaryan
Endangered animals are abducted from zoos in Armenia. Few know where they go.
Thick walls at the Ministry of Finance. Photo: Helge Høifødt
Distinct improvements, but the same improvements are obliterated - in the same consultation paper.