UK Chancellor, George Osborne, pledges to help world's poor fight corporate tax abuse

On 16 February 2013 the UK Chancellor, George Osborne, wrote an article for the Observer pledging to collaborate with the developing world to crack down on multinationals avoiding tax in poor countries.  Below is the original article by George Osborne and related media coverage.

 

George Osborne: why I am committed to global tax reform, George Osborne, Observer (UK), 16 Feb 2013

 

George Osborne in pledge to help world's poor fight tax abuse, Daniel Boffey, Observer (UK), 16 Feb 2013

 

ActionAid welcomes strong statement on global tax reform by George Osborne, ActionAid, 17 Feb 2013

 

Osborne urges global avoidance clamp down, economia, 18 Feb 2013

 

See also "Tax avoidance - an introduction" by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre