Efforts to foil tax evasion must be ramped up to guarantee efforts to cut the
public debt is fair to everyone, the tax chief of the International Monetary
Fund has said.
Carlo Cottarelli, director of the IMF’s fiscal affairs department, also
called for the creation of an independent international body to help to fight
tax evasion and co-ordinate tax policy.
“An equitable adjustment will require a more energetic fight against tax
evasion and erosion, both nationally and internationally … Maybe it is time to
revive the idea of a World Tax Organisation to address … co-ordination issues,
” said a report written by Mr Cottarelli and Andrea Schaechter, published
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The UK tax gap fell in 2014-15 to its lowest-ever level of 6.5%, revealed official statistics published today
Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states