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[PDF] Death & taxes: the true toll of tax dodging

Author: Christian Aid, Published on: 12 May 2008

Christian Aid has concluded that the necessary money, and more, is already available [to address poverty]– if only those who owe it would pay up. We are talking about tax. This report seeks to expose the scandal of a global taxation system that allows the world’s richest to duck their responsibilities while condemning the poorest to stunted development, even premature death... We predict that illegal, trade-related tax evasion alone will be responsible for some 5.6 million deaths of young children in the developing world between 2000 and 2015. That is almost 1,000 a day. [refers to AngloGold Ashanti, Barrick Gold, Vodafone, Paladin Resources, Tata Iron & Steel, National Machinery & Equipment Import & Export Corp., First Quantum Minerals, Glencore International, Mittal Steel (part of Arcelor Mittal), Minera Yanacocha (joint venture Newmont & Compañía de Minas Buenaventura), Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG]

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Related companies: AngloGold Ashanti Arcelor Mittal Barrick Gold Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu EY (Ernst & Young) First Quantum Minerals Glencore KPMG Minera Yanacocha (joint venture Newmont, Sumitomo & Compañía de Minas Buenaventura) Mittal Steel (part of Arcelor Mittal) Newmont Paladin Energy PricewaterhouseCoopers Tata Group Tata Iron and Steel (TISCO) (part of Tata Group) Vedanta Resources Vodafone