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The latest international clampdown on tax evasion must involve both rich and poor countries if it is to stop criminals hiding billions, campaigners say.
The Lough Erne declaration on tax, agreed today (Tuesday 18 June) at the G8 summit, is too easy to get round, a senior trade unionist has warned.
War on Want has dismissed David Cameron’s summit with Britain’s overseas territories as “all show and no substance” and demanded abolition of all UK tax havens.
The IF campaign says developing countries lose some US$160 billion of tax revenues a year from multinationals shifting profits offshore before they can taxed.
Germany's biggest Protestant gathering has made a strong appeal for an end to international tax evasion and speculation on foodstuffs.
The recent Google, Amazon and Starbucks scandals in Britain have shown that loopholes for multinationals to avoid tax need to be closed, says Christian Aid.
Leaders working on an anti-poverty plan, including David Cameron, have been told to ensure it helps poor countries collect the tax billions they are owed.
The Government has missed an opportunity to use tax reform to help reduce developing countries’ reliance on aid, says Christian Aid in response to the budget.
Millions of Britons are using consumer power to boycott companies seen to be avoiding their fair share of UK tax, new research reveals.
Christians are being encouraged to do no business with tax-dodging corporations such as Amazon and Starbucks for the duration of Lent.
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