taxation

  • May 21, 2009

    UK-based global development agency Christian Aid today unveils the winners of its new 'Alternative Tax Awards' for companies that have shown ingenuity in reducing their tax commitment - at great cost to people, planet and the poor.

  • May 3, 2009

    The men at the helm of the UK’s ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms may be boardroom Titans, but few outside the profession have heard of them. Christian Aid hopes that is all about to change, however, with its latest call to action for its supporters

  • April 22, 2009

    The anti-poverty charity War on Want says that the 2009 UK budget has failed to provide a breakthrough on tax avoidance and tax havens, which cost Britain billions and contribute toward impoverishment across the world.

  • April 11, 2009

    People at post offices, federal buildings, and public squares in the USA, including last minute taxpayers, will be met with signs demanding “Taxes for Peace Not War” on Wednesday 15 April.

  • March 27, 2009

    As G20 leaders prepare to meet in London to try to agree how to maintain financial stability in the present economic meltdown, a new report reveals for the first time the massive global cost of business tax dodging.

  • March 26, 2009

    The extent to which mining companies routinely deprive African countries of huge amounts of tax revenue that could be used to combat poverty is revealed in two reports published yesterday.

  • February 16, 2009

    UK-based international development agency Christian Aid is urging supporters to recruit their local MPs in a bid to pressurise the British government to bring tax justice to economically impoverished countries.

  • September 12, 2008

    Gordon Brown has annoyed pensioners, environment campaigners, trade unionists, anti-poverty activists and his own backbenchers by refusing to impose a windfall tax on energy companies and give more support to the fuel-poor.

  • April 12, 2007

    We need to ask deeper questions about the 'punishment and reward' theology of targets, markets and excellence that has come to dominate health policy, suggests Savi Hensman.