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Global Tax Fairness
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Global Tax Fairness

Thomas Pogge and Krishen Mehta

Abstract

The book addresses sixteen different reform proposals that are urgently needed to correct the fault lines in the international tax system as it exists today, and which deprive both developing and developed countries of critical tax resources. It offers clear and concrete ideas on how the reforms can be achieved and why they are important for a more just and equitable global system to prevail. The key to reducing the tax gap and consequent human rights deficit in poor countries is global financial transparency. Such transparency is essential to curbing illicit financial flows that drain less de ... More

Keywords: tax policy, tax reform, reform proposals, international taxation, inequality, sustainable development, justice, transparency, illicit financial flows

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198725343
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725343.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas Pogge, editor
Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs, Yale University

Krishen Mehta, editor
Senior Advisor, Tax Justice Network, and Advisory Board, Aspen Institute Business and Society Program

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