ActionAid publishes report reviewing proposals on responsible tax practice by companies

Author: ActionAid, Published on: 14 May 2015

"Responsible Tax Practice by Companies: a Mapping and Review of Current Proposals", 1 Mar 2015

While tax practice has clearly become part of responsible corporate citizenship, there is little agreement about what a responsible approach to corporate tax looks like in practice. This paper is a stock-take and analysis of existing proposals in this area, produced by a range of interested actor groups. We have reviewed 45 sources of recommendations for responsible tax practice by multinational companies...There is a growing recognition that tax planning practices (like corporate investment decisions, operations or sourcing strategies) can have human rights impacts…Where we have identified human rights approaches to tax, they emphasise four of the eight issue areas of tax responsibility tax planning practices…public transparency and reporting…governance of the tax function…and impact assessment…[Refers to Barclays, PricewaterhouseCoopers]

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Related companies: Barclays PricewaterhouseCoopers