Tax, Corruption, Transparency

The developing world loses a trillion dollars a year because of tax evasion and corruption, also known as illicit financial flows. For every 10 dollars in aid that a poor countries receive, they are losing 100 dollars due to this behavior. Because of corporate tax avoidance, poor communities around the world and across the United States sometimes don’t have the resources they need for infrastructure and social programs.

Additionally “shell corporations” and other vehicles that hide the identities of their owners not only can contribute to tax evasion but also can also support human trafficking and the exploitation of poor communities.  

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