Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Tax Justice In a Nutshell

Our colleagues at Jubilee USA Network have published a new briefing for their support base. You can download it here.



Tax Justice In a Nutshell
A Fair Share for Public Spending

Taxation plays a positive role in both higher-income and lower-income countries by enabling governments to supply basic infrastructure and services, such as education and healthcare to its citizens -- essential for quality-of-life and economic stability.

When large corporations avoid paying their fair share of taxes, it forces everyday people to shoulder the majority of the tax burden. This type of tax dodging creates problems for poor and wealthy nations. It forces low-income countries to struggle even more to provide basic needs for their citizens and makes wealthy countries miss out on revenue that could counteract budget deficits.

Tax justice works to rectify these unfair practices!

Now read on here.

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