Brown backs international action on tax avoiders

| 05/02/2009

(The Guardian): Gordon Brown pledged yesterday to work for an international clampdown on tax avoidance, as the Guardian’s continuing Tax Gap investigation revealed big business tactics estimated to cost the UK billions each year. Speaking at prime minister’s questions, he said he expected countries to begin releasing information on tax dodgers once a US case relating to Swiss tax avoidance was resolved. "I believe it is possible to get an international agreement for the exchange of information in relation to tax cases," Brown said. Go to article


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