Tory MEPs vote against increased transparency that will help tackle tax dodging

Glenis No Tax Haven

Conservative MEPs have voted against ‘country-by-country’ reporting of companies’ tax declarations, measures that will bring in greater tax transparency and assist the fight against aggressive tax avoidance.

The Shareholders Rights Directive, which Labour MEPs voted for, will also ensure better …

continue reading —

Juncker must show he’s serious about tackling tax avoidance

Glenis No Tax HavenMuch of the daily drip of revelations about European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s ‘intensely relaxed’ approach to corporate tax dodging is hardly surprising. The question is whether we can use it to force Mr Juncker – whose intimate relationship with …

continue reading —

Tories say one thing – do another – again…

The Prime Minister, in his interview on the Radio 4 Today programme on Monday said that everyone should pay their taxes.  This followed a question from John Humphries about “aggressive tax avoidance” – a practice the Chancellor of the Exchequer …

continue reading —