Who’s
Accredited

esbs

esbs are one of the UK’s longest-established building societies. They were founded more than 160 years ago, and aim to provide simple-to-understand financial service products to meet members’ needs.

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“The Fair Tax Mark helps us demonstrate that we pay the right amount of corporation tax and are transparent about our tax affairs."

Neil Adams, esbs Finance Director

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Standards and guidance notes

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Global Multinational Business Standard

No matter where in the world your multinational enterprise is based, our Global Multinational Business Standard allows us to accredit your business with the Fair Tax Mark. The criteria against which we assess global multinationals focuses on five key areas: beneficial ownership, governance, tax policy, financial and tax reporting, and cash taxes paid.

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Global Multinational Business Standard – Spanish language edition

A medida que Fair Tax Mark continúa expandiéndose internacionalmente, nos complace anunciar que nuestra Norma Global para Empresas Multinacionales ahora está disponible también en español.

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Solely UK-based Business Standard

Our Solely UK-based Business Standard is used to assess your business for the Fair Tax Mark if your turnover is higher than £1m. Learn more about our criteria, and how we look at transparency, tax rate, tax avoidance and tax disclosure.

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UK Small Business Standard

If your UK business has a turnover of £1m or lower, you’re still able to join the global Fair Tax Mark accredited business community. This standard sets out what we measure, and why, when assessing your UK small business.

Model tax notes

Model tax policy

Every business has a tax policy (sometimes referred to as a tax strategy), even if it has never been explicitly recorded. This model tax policy features template text, examples and considerations for businesses writing one.

Model tax policy

Model tax notes

Explaining how your organisation could present both a current tax and total tax reconciliation, this paper uses real examples of presenting this data in the most transparent way.