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  • 8/10 Brits want next government to tackle tax avoidance

    Posted in Blog on 16 May 2017

    Corporate tax avoidance - big companies artificially lowering their tax bills - deprives the world’s poorest countries of the money they need to tackle poverty. With campaigning for the General Election in full swing, tax dodging is shaping up to be a key issue. New ActionAid research has revealed that more than 8 in 10 of people in the UK want to see the next UK government clamp down on tax havens and corporate tax avoidance.

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  • Volunteer teacher Jane Irungu in a government funded school in Nairobi, Kenya. A fair tax system could pay for better facilities in schools like this one.

    The G20: Theresa May’s big chance on tax dodging

    Posted in Blog on 1 September 2016

    This weekend the G20 (the international forum for governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies) will meet in China at their annual summit. Among them will be the UK's new Prime Minister, Theresa May. She has the perfect opportunity to deliver on a promise she made on the steps of Number 10 as she took office: to create an economy that works for the majority and not just the privileged few. This includes tackling the deeply unfair global taxation system.​

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