tax avoidance

  • April 12, 2016

    Tax, rightly levied and honourably accepted, is an instrument of justice.

  • April 11, 2016

    Impoverished country governments could be up to $61 billion worse off in 2016 as a result of the crash in global commodity prices and strengthening of the US dollar. This is reducing government revenue and increasing the relative size of debt payments in foreign currencies.

  • April 10, 2016

     We shouldn't blame anybody for the actions of their parents, so it isn't fair to blame David Cameron for the financial arrangements of his father.

  • April 5, 2016

    The Panama Papers have exploded any remaining excuses the UK had for allowing secrecy in its tax havens, Christian Aid said yesterday..

  • April 4, 2016

    In May 2010 the incoming coalition government seized upon a silly, ill-advised note left in the Treasury by the outgoing Chief Secretary Liam Byrne. It said, "I'm afraid there is no money".

  • February 1, 2016

    New European Commission proposals, intended to curb Google-style tax avoidance by multinationals, do not go far enough in helping developing countries keep track of, and tax, the financial manoeuvring of major international companies operating within their borders, warns Christian Aid.

  • January 8, 2016

    A growing number of UK councils are taking companies’ tax records into account when deciding how to award contracts worth tens of billions of pounds, in a trend welcomed by Christian Aid

  • February 7, 2015

    A new Public Accounts Committee report highlighting the role of large accountancy firms in tax avoidance is awaiting government response.

  • February 4, 2015

    Archbishop Justin Welby has stressed the importance of companies paying their fair share of tax in the countries where they make their money.

  • January 29, 2015

    Commenting on the launch of the Tax Dodging Bill campaign across the UK, Ekklesia co-director Simon Barrow said: