Development Finance Institutions and Responsible Corporate Tax Behaviour: Where we are and the road ahead

This analysis shows how many DFIs are still not doing enough to eliminate the risk of public money being complicit in tax avoidance schemes.

Some DFIs have taken important steps forward, which are documented here. However, many DFIs are falling behind. Even less is being done to ensure that their clients meet the highest standards for responsible corporate tax behavior and full transparency. 

This briefing includes recommendations for how DFIs can take a much-needed and long overdue proactive role in ensuring tax payments and domestic resource mobilisation in developing countries follow from their investment decisions.