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New proposals to make multinationals pay their taxes amount to a ‘sticking-plaster approach’, leaving global companies able to cheat poor countries out of billions, warns Christian Aid.
The key message from African faith communities is “respect Africa’s resources”, says the General Secretary of the Organisation of African Instituted Churches.
The Addis talks on how to pay for poor countries’ development asked all the right questions but failed to provide clear answers, says Christian Aid.
G7 leaders have declared themselves "committed to achieving a fair and modern international tax system which is essential to fairness and prosperity for all."
Christian Aid has expressed disappointment that a Tax Dodging Bill was not included in the Queen’s Speech - and its hope that the Budget will address corporate tax dodging.
A new Public Accounts Committee report highlighting the role of large accountancy firms in tax avoidance is awaiting government response.
Archbishop Justin Welby has stressed the importance of companies paying their fair share of tax in the countries where they make their money.
Tougher tax legislation could bring in billions of extra revenue to fight poverty, says charities and church organisations across Britain.