Tag Archives: tax justice

Tax havens are syphoning money away from our public services

tax-havens

We need to show our anger about greedy corporates depriving our public services of investment.

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Cutting top rate taxes makes the rich richer. And that’s it

So, cutting taxes just makes the rich richer. And that’s it. And since we know inequality harms society these tax rates, it follows, are harmful to us all – the rich included.

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Hannes Swoboda and Mojca Kleva Kekus take your questions on tax justice

Live chat, 21 May 2013. 12.30PM

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For those who argue people are overtaxed in the UK and will run away if rates aren’t cut

This table has just been published by the OECD and shows the “tax wedge” taken from employment earnings for all 34 OECD countries.

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We must not be fooled by the coalition’s rhetoric on tax avoidance

The government claim to be taking tax avoidance seriously, but so far the rhetoric has been far removed from reality.

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Now is the time for a new Tax Justice Consensus

Richard Murphy from Tax Research UK proposes a new Tax Justice Consensus to replaced the predominant ideas of the Washington Consensus.

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Why is Osborne relaxing anti-tax haven abuse legislation?

Martin Hearson, a tax policy adviser at ActionAid UK, explains the consequences of chancellor George Osborne’s plan to relax anti-tax haven abuse legislation.

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