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EU anti-tax dodging plan fails to close loopholes

Commenting on the EU's announcement today of an Anti Tax Avoidance Package of policy measures to clamp down on tax dodging, Nick Bryer, Oxfam's head of inequality campaign, said: ...

62 people own same as half world – Oxfam

Pre-Davos report shows how 1% now own more than rest of us combined ...

Joint letter to David Cameron on tax avoidance and British Overseas Territories

A public letter to Prime Minister David Cameron calling on him to honour his commitment to tackle the abuse of anonymous companies ahead of his meeting with the leaders of Overseas Territories. ...

Oxfam welcomes Osborne tax credit move

Responding to the Chancellor's decision to abandon proposed changes to tax credits, Rachael Orr, Oxfam Head of UK Poverty, said: ...

Huge majority of public back new laws to clamp down on tax havens

Nearly eight out of ten people in the UK say the law needs to change to clamp down on the use of tax havens  Only one in eleven of UK adults think the law is doing a good job...

Reaction to the OECDs Tax Action Plan

Reacting to the OECD's Tax Action Plan, released in Paris today, Nick Bryer, Head of Oxfam's Inequality Campaign said: ...

Failure to agree world tax body in Addis is missed opportunity

Commenting on final agreements reached at the UN financing for development conference in Addis Ababa last night, which aimed to set out how plans to meet poverty targets will be funded over the next...

Oxfam reaction to Budget

Reacting to today's Budget, Nick Bryer, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy and Campaigns, said: On UK poverty and a national living wage "Increasing the legal minimum wage is a...

European Commission wastes chance to fight corporate tax dodging

Commenting on plans to reform the corporate tax system published by the European Commission today, Oxfam's tax policy advisor Alison Holder said: "These watered down, vague plans...

IMF: making the rich richer is not good for growth

Commenting on the International Monetary Fund's latest report 'Causes and Consequences of Income Inequality', which shows that inequality and the currently limited distribution of income...

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