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The Tax Free Tour - VPRO documentary - 2013

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Published on Mar 25, 2013

"Where do multinationals pay taxes and how much?" Gaining insight from international tax experts, Backlight takes a look at tax havens, the people who live there and the routes along which tax is avoided globally. Those routes go by resounding names like 'Cayman Special', 'Double Irish', and 'Dutch Sandwich'.

A financial world operates in the shadows surrounded by a high level of secrecy. A place where sizeable capital streams travel the world at the speed of light and avoid paying tax. The Tax Free Tour is an economic thriller mapping the systemic risk for governments and citizens alike. Is this the price we have to pay for globalised capitalism? At the same time, the free online game "Taxodus" by Femke Herregraven is launched. In the game, the player can select the profile of a multinational and look for the global route to pay as little tax as possible.

Originally broadcasted by VPRO in 2013.
© VPRO Backlight March 2013

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Credits:
Director: Marije Meerman
Research: William de Bruijn
Camera: Jean Counet
Editing: Bart van den Broek
Sound: Tim van Peppen, Benny Jansen, Joris van Ballegoijen
Producer: Marie Schutgens
animation: Bitcaves & Motoko
English, French and Spanish subtitles: Ericsson.
French and Spanish subtitles are co-funded by European Union.

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