It’s not often that you can celebrate an outright, global triumph for the advocacy efforts of a movement. Yesterday, for tax justice, was one of those days. The high level UN panel report launched yesterday by a group of heads of state and ministers from around the world may come to be seen as a pivotal moment in the world’s fight against illicit finance and tax abuse.
If their envisaged changes follow, the $427 billion that we conservatively estimate to be lost in tax revenue each year may finally be curbed.
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