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Ask your council to get tough with tax dodgers

Today (27th January) a campaign has been launched across England and Northern Ireland urging people to lobby their local councils to get tough with companies that dodge tax. The Fair Tax Mark will be supporting this campaign, which has been developed by Christian Aid.

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Fair Tax for all means uniting businesses big and small

We woke up this morning to find our inbox heaving with emails from business and individuals wanting to take positive action against tax avoidance, many of which were prompted by issues highlighted on last night’s BBC2 programme ‘The Town That Took on the Taxman’.

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Momentous day for Fair Tax in Europe

Today, the European Parliament supported, by an overwhelming majority, a series of legal recommendations that will seek to tackle corporate tax avoidance. The measures were detailed in a Tax Report from the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, and include proposals for a ‘Fair Tax Payer Label’ across Europe.

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Business backs EU Fair Tax Payer label

Tomorrow (16th December), the European Parliament will vote on a package of tax avoidance measures and ask the European Commission to consider these and respond. The package has been drawn together by the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, following the TAXE Committee investigation.

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The Co-operative Group gets a Fair Tax Mark

The Co-operative Group champions a better way of doing business for members and communities. With tax remaining the number one ethical issue with consumers, we are delighted that the Group has made a public commitment to be honest and open about tax by becoming Fair Tax Mark accredited.

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The Co-operative Group receive their accreditation

Q&A with the Co-operative Group

The Co-operative Group are the latest business to be Fair Tax Mark accredited. We talked to them about why they committed to be a Fair Tax Mark business Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? The Co-operative Group applied for the Fair Tax Mark as it felt like a natural fit for how the Group approaches its tax …

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Crickhowell first Fair Tax town?

The media is buzzing with news that a Welsh town has supposedly ‘gone offshore’ in protest at tax avoidance by multinationals such as Starbucks and Google.

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Marshalls logo

Q&A with Marshalls

Marshalls are a complete external landscaping, interior design, paving and flooring products business Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? We viewed the Fair Tax Mark scheme as a natural step for Marshalls as the Group’s tax philosophy has long been closely aligned with the Fair Tax Mark’s objectives. We aim to achieve transparency and we hope the …

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SSE continues to lead the way

We’re delighted to announce that SSE plc, the UK’s second largest energy supplier, has been awarded the Fair Tax Mark for a second successive year.

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Winder Power's manufacturing centre in Leeds

Q&A with Winder Power

Winder Power are a leading UK manufacturer of power and distribution transformers, and gained the Fair Tax Mark in 2015. We talked to them about why they chose to get the Fair Tax Mark Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? We at Winder Power firmly believe that we have a responsibility to contribute to the society in …

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