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Global corporate tax trends – is the glass half full or half empty?

It’s always interesting to look at the big global surveys of tax professionals that emerge now and then. With Deloitte’s tenth Annual Global Tax Policy Survey published end July 2023.

Of course, the data is only as robust as the sample is broad – and these surveys are rarely representative. Furthermore, the organisations that have the resources to undertake…

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Join our growing team: Accreditations Manager (Accountant) and Communications Manager opportunities

We are excited to share two career opportunities within our growing team. Both offer the chance to use your skills to encourage and promote responsible tax conduct and financial transparency. We are seeking an experienced accountant to take on the role of Accreditations Manager (Accountant), as well as a proficient Communications Manager. A significant milestone for the Fair Tax Foundation, …

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Why we focus on corporation tax

At the Fair Tax Foundation, we’re often asked why we focus on corporation tax, when this is just one of a number of taxes that business pays.

Today, we’ve released a new paper (packed with facts and figures) that explains why corporation tax is so important, and why we place it at the centre of our work and our Fair Tax Mark accreditation standards…

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Sharenergy powers a path to Fair Tax Mark accreditation

Sharenergy has been awarded the Fair Tax Mark, joining the global movement of businesses committed to financial transparency and responsible tax conduct. Founded in 2011, Sharenergy is a not for profit cooperative working with communities to help them find, develop and own renewable energy installations. It has been involved in over 100 community energy projects across the United Kingdom. Sharenergy …

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British public votes ‘Corporate tax avoidance’ top ethical concern for incredible 11th year in a row

For the past two decades, the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) has been conducting the Attitudes of the British Public to Business Ethics survey.

The latest survey reveals that ‘Corporate tax avoidance’ is the most pressing issue for an amazing 11th consecutive year. Chosen by 43% of respondents, the findings indicate that business and government are still collectively falling short of public expectations…

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You made Fair Tax Week 2023 the best yet

Fair Tax Week 2023 has now come to a close. We have to say a huge ‘thank you’ to the many businesses, organisations and councils that celebrated the importance of responsible tax conduct and financial transparency.  You made it the best Fair Tax Week to date. It’s difficult to squeeze all the good things that took place into one article, …

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Make Architects adds Fair Tax Mark to sustainability blueprint

Make has been awarded the Fair Tax Mark, the global gold standard of responsible tax conduct. Their accreditation falls during Fair Tax Week (8th-18th June), a recognition of the businesses and organisations that are proud to promote responsible tax conduct, and a celebration of the positive contribution this makes to society. Founded in 2004, Make has 150 staff across London, …

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Fair Tax Foundation updates list of tax havens

*Please note, we have updated our list of tax havens since this article was published and links have been updated. Bahrain has been added to our list, making the total number of tax havens 72* The growth of tax havens and unethical corporate tax conduct have become prominent concerns across the world. Across the globe, close to 40% of multinational …

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‘Fair Tax Nation’ report reveals a deeply concerned UK public, who want Government to get much tougher on corporate tax transparency – and also a worrying fall in trust in HMRC

The Fair Tax Foundation has released the report Fair Tax Nation: UK public attitudes to corporate tax conduct, which analyses the results of seven years of polling of the UK public. The research is supported by Fair Tax Mark accredited Unity Trust Bank, and the report launches on the eve of Fair Tax Week 2023 – which runs June 8-18th. …

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Responsible tax conduct is an increasingly important ESG consideration

This is a guest blog post from Natasha Turner, Global Editor at ESG Clarity, for Fair Tax Week 2023. Fair Tax Week 2023 (8th-18th June) is a recognition of the businesses and organisations that are proud to promote responsible tax conduct, and a celebration of the positive contribution this makes to society. Register now to hear Natasha, and speakers from …

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