Tax came of age in 2013

December 18th, 2013

Alex Prats of FTC member Christian Aid has just had this excellent piece up on the Guardian’s Poverty Matters Blog.

In it he starts ” Tax came of age in 2013. No longer the preserve of accountants, it won the attention of governments, parliaments, journalists, campaigners and voters who, according to one recent British poll, are more concerned about tax avoidance than any other aspect of companies’ behaviour.

With so much focus on how rich people and companies dodge their fair share – and with many societies struggling with austerity – it’s hardly surprising the international apparatus of tax evasion and avoidance is starting to look threatened.” To read more, click here.

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