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Christian Aid is warning that a new UK-Swiss tax deal amounts to collusion with criminality and will seriously damage poor countries.
Ministers should urgently rethink plans for a deal with Switzerland which would see UK tax evaders let off lightly while harming poor countries.
In most religious traditions there is a commitment to giving money to the poor, and more radically to various kinds of economic sharing within communities.
Christian Aid has welcomed legislation to force companies to reveal the taxes and fees paid to governments in every country where they operate.
The Baptist Union of Great Britain has voted to work with other churches against big companies which avoid paying tax to the detriment of the world's poor.
A debate on 29 March has asked how far banks have a responsibility to contribute to the common good, and if the proposed Robin Hood Tax is the solution.
A new Tax and Financial Transparency Bill has been tabled in the House of Commons to tackle the UK's billion-pound tax evasion scandal.
The government’s ‘publish-what-you-pay’ standard for mining and ‘extractive’ companies across the world is a welcome but partial move, says Christian Aid.
President Nicolas Sarkozy faces a global campaign demanding that the G20 commits to ending tax haven secrecy when it meets later in 2011.
Christian Aid has called on Tanzania to end tax anomalies that have deprived a country rich in mineral resources of badly needed revenue that could help the poor.