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.
Impact of austerity on jobs in tax services and the fight against tax fraud and avoidance in EU-27 + Norway
Report commissioned by EPSU to Labour Research Department, Lionel Fulton, March 2013 Introduction In November last year EPSU, the European Federation of Public Service Unions, launched a campaign to close
Investigation reveals how the big tax dodgers scam us! Stop secrecy, invest in fighting tax avoidance
As new investigation reveal how the rich dodge taxes– EPSU says: ban secrecy, invest in tax administrations and cross-border cooperation EPSU statement (Brussels, 5 April 2013) A group of investigative