"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced" - James Baldwin
Friday, 31 January 2020
is the most corrupt country in the world.”
“The UK is the
world’s greatest enabler of corporate tax avoidance and has done
the most to break down the global corporate tax system, accounting
for over a third of the world’s corporate tax avoidance.”
havens allow big companies and wealthy individuals to avoid paying
their fair share of tax. This hurts people in countries where the
taxes should have been paid – often hitting vulnerable people the
hardest. Governments that let this happen, through devious tax rates,
dodgy schemes and opaque processes, are complicit in a system that
makes the rich richer and keeps millions in poverty” Oxfam
Boris Johnson post-Brexit UK government is accelerating all this.
They are working to introduce sweeping tax cuts for corporations and
the rich and favourable tax regimes for multi-nationals, the weakening of
internationsal anti-money laindering measures and the encouragement
of ‘golden visa arrangements’ for international oligarchs.
is taking place at a time when The European Commissioner for Economic
and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs. Pierre Moscovici, has
declared that: “The current rules for corporate taxation no longer
fit the modern context … the tools for ensuring fair tax
competition within the EU have reached their limits’.
EU have begun to introduce new common tax regulations which aim to
prevent the erosion of taxable bases in EU countries.
are not going to mention any of this as they ‘Get Brexit Done.”