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TRILOGY: The power of words: awareness | Knowing is owning

By Alana Do Nascimento, LAPAS intern I’ve been asked to answer the question: what does it means the power of word to you? The answer didn’t late to come: consciousness. Information is still one of the strongest weapon we have to understand the world around us and to take action to change it for the […]

L. Rozenštrauha: Nodokļu ieņēmumu zaudējumi Latvijā

Lielo korporāciju un uzņēmumu vidū izplatīta prakse ir mēģinājumi pēc iespējas vairāk samazināt savus izdevumus. Nereti tas iekļauj izvairīšanos no nodokļiem. Izplatītākais veids, kā to realizēt, ir visa uzņēmuma vai tā daļu reģistrēšana valstī ar zemiem korporatīvajiem nodokļiem. Tādā veidā peļņas nodokļu ieņēmumi, kuri pienāktos valstij, kurā uzņēmums ir reģistrēts, tiek novirzīti “trešajai personai”, atņemot […]

Tax avoidance

by Salvatore Messina, LAPAS intern In modern world, one of the key actors in global economy are the multinational companies. They are a product of globalization and capitalism and they act like giants in the “game” of competition. Small and medium local companies suffer from this competition and they often aren’t able to survive. At […]

What is LuxLeaks?

by Salvatore Messina, LAPAS intern Luxembourg Leaks (or Lux Leaks) is the name of a journalistic investigation conducted in cooperation by 80 journalists of 26 countries for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. It led to a financial scandal revealed in November 2014. The investigation ended up revealing to the public tax rulings for many […]

What is LuxLeaks?

by Salvatore Messina, LAPAS intern Luxembourg Leaks (or Lux Leaks) is the name of a journalistic investigation conducted in cooperation by 80 journalists of 26 countries for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. It led to a financial scandal revealed in November 2014. The investigation ended up revealing to the public tax rulings for many […]

A.Melita: When corruption is ashamed of poverty – Walling off slums

Several economic and sporting events in recent years have exposed the contrasting realities that sometimes coexist in the same city and the governments’ concern to hide the “undesirable” parts while foreign guests are in town. When the international attention is focused on a particular place, governments tend to “clean it up” by hiding some parts […]

A.Melita. Corruption Under Our Noses

CORRUPTION UNDER OUR NOSES August, 2016 Corruption is a devastating and malicious disease that affects our society as a whole. This antique and widespread issue has anchored its roots on our society and today no corner of the world seems to be free from it. Every day, corruption alters our lives to a greater or […]

Pasaules labāko ziņu diena – 21.09. Latvijā un 19 ES valstīs vienlaikus!

 2016. gada 21. septembrī Latvijā notika Latvijas Platformas attīstības   sadarbībai (LAPAS) un organizētā informatīvā akcija „Pasaules labāko ziņu diena” (World’s Best News Day). Akcija visas dienas garumā notika 16 Latvijas pilsētās un apdzīvotās vietās – Rīgā, Aizputē, Balvos, Cēsīs, Liepājā, Gulbenē, Ventspilī, Kuldīgā, Daugavpilī, Jūrmalā, Brocēnos, Rēzeknes novadā, Rugāju novadā, Iecavā, Mežvidu novadā, Jēkabpilī. Pasākumos […]

A.Apine: Kur ved izvairīšanās no nodokļu maksāšanas

Ir grūti runāt par nodokļiem, neizraisot spēcīgus viedokļus un asociācijas – ar nodokļiem dažādās formās sastopas katrs valsts iedzīvotājs. Tā ir tēma par kuru katram būs viedoklis un uzskati – nodokļu jomā viedokļu daudzveidības netrūkst. Taču top skaidrs, ka stabili ienākumi no nodokļiem veido valsts budžetu, kurš pēc tam tiek sadalīts pa jomām un kura […]