Category Archives: Blogs

The power of awareness

By Giulia di Marco, LAPAS intern The power of awareness The widespread integration of markets, started in the 80s with the process of globalization, has facilitated the shift of production to countries that had previously been excluded from the world economy. In developing countries, globalization has sometimes led to the creation of new jobs in […]

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 […]

A.Apine: Ievads par nepieciešamību risināt nodokļu izvairīšanās problēmu

Šis būs bloga ievadraksts, kas tiks veltīts nodokļiem un sabiedrības informēšanai par pastāvošo starptautisko nodokļu politikas situāciju. Vispirms ir jāsaka, ka LAPAS ir daļa no starptautiska projekta, kurš cenšas panākt taisnīgāku un vienlīdzīgāku nodokļu sistēmu Eiropā un visā pasaulē, fokusējoties uz nodokļiem, no kuru maksāšanas izvairās lielās multinacionālās kompānijas. Konkrētais projekts pasaulē pazīstams kā “Tax […]