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More than 200 million people will be trapped unnecessarily in extreme poverty - despite world leaders’ pledge to end it - unless action to tackle economic inequality is accelerated.
Oxfam welcomes the Addis Tax Initiative and its ambition to help developing countries strengthen their tax administrations. Tax revenue provides vital finance for governments to reduce poverty and inequality.
Africa was cheated out of US$11 billion in 2010 through just one of the tricks used by multinational companies to reduce tax bills, according to new Oxfam report, ‘Africa: Rising for the few,’ released today.
G7 based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated US$6 billion in 2010 through just one form of tax dodging, according to a new Oxfam report ‘Money talks: Africa at the G7’, released today.
The European Commission today published a proposal setting out plans to increase transparency on tax issues within the European Union.
The proposed European Union (EU) investment plan could receive an annual boost of €120 billion in public money if Europe clamped down on tax dodging, says Oxfam.
The gap between the rich and the rest is extreme and growing. G20 nations are not immune.
Oxfam strongly welcomes today’s leaked documents on Luxembourg’s tax haven operations revealed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), showing that Luxembourg granted favorable tax treatment to many multinational corporations in order for them to dodge taxes by routing their profits through the country.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today publishes a major new report on global corporate taxation: “Spillov