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Will the Leaders back the Tax Dodging Bill in the TV debates?

1st April 2015

So far more than 70,000 people have signed up to the Tax Dodging Bill campaign, and that number is going up every day. As the party leaders prepare for the rest of the TV debates, we thought we would pay them a visit to remind them how much public support there is a bill. Knowing … Continued

Send a “letter to the editor”

30th January 2015

Local media coverage is essential for generating debate, raising awareness and attracting the attention of decision makers. Your mission is to get the Tax Dodging Bill in your local paper: 1. Download this template letter to your local paper. You can edit it to make it personal if you would like to, including putting in … Continued

Economists and academics back the Tax Dodging Bill

30th January 2015

Support for the Tax Dodging Bill is growing, with a letter appearing in today’s Times from nearly 70 economists and academics backing our call for the next government to introduce a new law to tackle tax dodging in the first hundred days after the election. You can join over 20,000 people who have already supported … Continued

Press release: Christian leaders back call for new law against global tax dodging

29th January 2015

Christian leaders have thrown their weight behind a new campaign for political parties to promise to act against tax avoidance if they get elected. Leading voices from Methodist, Quaker, Anglican, Salvation Army and evangelical traditions have declared their support for the idea that a new law is needed to curb multinational tax avoidance in the … Continued

Who’s affected by tax dodging?

26th January 2015

Every year the UK loses billions of pounds to corporate tax dodging, while developing countries lose an estimated $160 billion. That’s money that could be spent on fighting poverty. Fuseini Fatmata just wants an education Fuseini didn’t start school until she was nine. Now 12, she’s determined to do well so she can help her … Continued

Five reasons why we need a Tax Dodging Bill

26th January 2015

The Tax Dodging Bill could generate at least £3.6 billion more a year in tax to fight poverty in the UK, and billions more for developing countries. The Financial Times has estimated that seven big digital companies – Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Ebay, Yahoo and Facebook – made combined UK sales of about £9.5 billion … Continued

Press release: Parties given 200-day challenge to fight back at global tax dodgers

26th January 2015

Stopping multinational companies from dodging their taxes, which cheats societies out of billions of pounds of lost revenue, must be a top priority for the next government, a new coalition of 17 British organisations said today, which marks 100 days before Britain goes to the polls. The Tax Dodging Bill campaign, whose members include ActionAid, … Continued

Want to find out how you can help stop the tax dodgers?

22nd January 2015

Four out of five of us here in the UK think that tax avoidance by big companies, whilst legal, is wrong, and that political parties should be doing more to tackle it. If you want to be part of making that happen – then now’s your chance. In the new year we’re running training events … Continued