Tax

Complex tax regimes are one of the greatest burdens on international business.

We campaign for transparent and competitive corporate taxation in the UK and elsewhere. We are pressing for an approach to the taxation of Controlled Foreign Corporations that will boost the attractiveness of the UK economy.

We are lobbying for predictability and transparency on the tax treatment of global takeovers, given recent developments in Asia and elsewhere.

 We are monitoring the growing pressure to limit companies’ freedom to allocate their tax deductible costs to different operations around the world. 

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The dangers of cherry picking on tax

Even with the increased focus in recent days on the UK’s relationship with Europe, a quick flick through the morning papers shows that the tax avoidance agenda remains stubbornly high on the news agenda. A recent ...

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Discriminatory taxes on telecommunications – ICC position paper

Despite the current economic crisis and the urgent need to trigger private investment in the ICT sector, a number of countries continue to apply higher taxes to telecommunications than other types of goods and services. ...

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Rational debate needed on resource transparency

A letter from our Director of Policy, Andrew Wilson, appeared in the Financial Times earlier this week dealing with the issue of natural resource transparency. As an organisation which works to promote the rule of law ...

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