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Eurodad and other Brussels-based CSOs stand in front of the European Commission HQ holding placards calling for tax transparency and that mulitnational corporations pay their share.

EU Ministers fail to take any decisive action on corporate tax transparency

Yesterday, Eurodad and other NGO representatives and campaign groups stood outside the EU Council, where the Competitiveness Council was meeting for the first public ministerial-level debate on the European Commission's directive for public country by country reporting (CBCR). Decisive action on corporate tax transparency is urgently needed to prevent corporate tax avoidance, which costs governments globally US$ 500 billion each year in lost tax income. In the end, disputes over the legal basis of the proposal stalled discussions and prevented a vote.

In this video, we explain why we need public CBCR.


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