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331 CSOs, including Eurodad, have sent a letter to decision-makers ahead the fourteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), taking place in Nairobi next week. The letter urges UNCTAD member states to preserve ...

Disappointment as European Commission fails to address tax dodging

New Corporate Tax Package opens up new opportunities for corporate tax speculation and lower tax payments Wednesday June 17 2015 Eurodad today expressed disappointment at the European Commission’s new corporate tax package which failed to take tough decisions that will help bring an end to tax dodging.   The package, announced by Commissioner Moscovici, fails to take the logical step of consolidating the profits of transnational companies across European countries, postponing ...
The World Social Forum – Tunis 2015 Activists call for leaders to tackle inequality and deliver tax justice Activists from across the world have published a declaration urging governments everywhere to reduce inequality and deliver global tax justice. ...

European Commission’s Tax Transparency Package keeps tax deals secret

Campaigners disappointed with unambitious package but European Commission has second chance to deliver in June Wednesday 18th March 2015 The European Commission’s new measures to combat secret tax deals made between multinational companies and governments cannot be called tax transparency, as they fail to give citizens access to any information. The Tax Transparency Package, published today in response to the Luxembourg Leaks scandal, makes some improvements to the information that tax administrations ...
Tax was one of the key issues tackled when Commissioner candidates faced MEP questioning in the European Parliament over the past two weeks. Junker’s lineup of candidates were being grilled on their policies – and every other imaginable issue ...

Press Release: Giving with one hand and taking with the other - CSOs urge European leaders to take action against tax dodging

Monday 16th December 2013 European leaders should use their meeting this week to agree concrete action against tax dodging, civil society organisations (CSOs) urge in a new report. The European Council, which meets on 19th and 20th December, promised in May to crack down on tax dodging, which costs Europe around 1 trillion Euros every year. When it comes to the world’s developing countries, conservative estimates report that these countries lose between €660 and €870 billion each ...