Executive Committee, Tax justice
Fighting for tax justice
A fair, progressive, transparent and effective tax system is crucial for sound public finances, quality public services and redistribution of wealth and income. This is why EPSU has been campaigning hard to tackle tax evasion and avoidance by large companies and wealthy individuals and in support of measures to create fairer tax systems. This briefing for EPSU's last Congress sets out the work done over the previous Congress period and highlights current priorities. The impact of austerity on tax collection is the latest update on the state of tax administrations across Europe, underlining the need to invest in staff and resources to improve tax collection and fight tax fraud.
(12 September 2016) A large group of European organisations sent a message to Europe’s government leaders meeting in the European Council 16 September. We expect that they develop a vision for Europe that inspires. It says “ Too many people across Europe are dissatisfied and disillusioned with the