Paradise Papers: How tax havens work and why they are a problem

Paradise Papers: How tax havens work and why they are a problem

Tax havens and offshore accounts and trusts, detailed in the Paradise Papers, are used by the world’s wealthiest to legally avoid paying taxes. Here’s how they work and why they are a problem.
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