Tagged: Financial Transaction Tax
“Five Years since the introduction of Financial Transaction Taxes: What leaders made it happen? What has the tax achieved?”
A European tax on financial transactions would be fair, practical and
popular and could raise as much as €210 billion to tackle poverty and
climate change, according to Oxfam's new report.
A poll commissioned by Oxfam and carried out in six European countries found a majority of people in the UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy all support a Robin Hood Tax.
The European Parliament today adopted a report advocating the EU press ahead with the introduction of a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) on a unilateral basis to raise money for public goods.