Deloitte in Africa: advising big businesses on how to avoid tax in some of the world’s poorest countries | ActionAid UK

Deloitte in Africa: advising big businesses on how to avoid tax in some of the world’s poorest countries

ActionAid has uncovered documentation showing that Deloitte is providing information on tax avoidance strategies for use by wealthy corporations in extremely impoverished countries. This is advice that could potentially be used to avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in tax.

  • Published 3rd November 2013
  • Author(s) ActionAid
  • Category Tax justice

Executive summary

The tax avoidance strategy being promoted by Deloitte — while legal — could lead directly to the loss of millions of dollars of vitally needed tax revenue from a very poor country like Mozambique.

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