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Responding to the 2015 Summer Budget, development agency Oxfam gave a qualified welcome to action on tax abuse, but said that much more is needed.
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.
Commenting on the launch of the Tax Dodging Bill campaign across the UK, Ekklesia co-director Simon Barrow said:
Tougher tax legislation could bring in billions of extra revenue to fight poverty, says charities and church organisations across Britain.
Church leaders are backing a new campaign for political parties to promise to act against tax avoidance if they get elected.
A leading Christian NGO is urging governments to resolve to collect the taxes needed to tackle poverty and create a better world in 2015.
The EXPOSED campaign has welcomed G20 action to address key aspects of corruption,unethical tax evasion and financial secrecy.
Christian leaders representing over 1 billion people from 170 nations have sent an Open Letter to heads of the G20, calling for urgent action on corruption and tax evasion.
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