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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.
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.
Despite advocating transparency and tighter tax rules, key G20 economies are actively and aggressively promoting financial secrecy, says a new report.
Christian Aid has welcomed plans to crack down on tax advisers selling aggressive tax avoidance schemes but says it will make little difference to the trillions hidden offshore.
One of Britain's most well-known Christian accountants has described the UK as a tax haven for the rich in which the poor are now paying more in tax.
Richard Murphy a Quaker, commentator and founder of the Tax Justice Network gave the Beckly lecture at the annual Methodist Conference yesterday (2 July)
Policy makers are failing to live up to the pledges of the world’s most powerful nations to tackle tax haven secrecy, according to a major new index.
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