The Billboard of (Tax) Justice hits British streets
A short guest post, from ActionAid.
The clock is ticking for over nine million people filing their tax returns this month and those missing the 31st January deadline will receive a £100 fine, but the world’s poorest people already face a much bigger penalty of their own.
This morning ActionAid’s Outlandish Revenue Service hit the streets of London with a giant mobile billboard (click to enlarge), reminding the government of the deadline they agreed at the G20 to help developing countries tackle tax dodging by the end of 2009.
Decisive action is well overdue, but let’s hope the government steps up with a couple of seriously sensible solutions at the OECD tomorrow.