Devex Cites Eric LeCompte on Global Corporate MinimumTax

Devex cited Eric LeCompte on the recent agreement by 136 countries for a new global corporate minimum tax rate. Read an excerpt below and the full article here.

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By Adva Saldinger

On Friday, 136 countries agreed to a new 15% global corporate minimum tax rate that would make it harder for companies to avoid paying taxes, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. It was not agreed to by four lower-income nations involved in the process: Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

While high-income countries will benefit more than their low-income counterparts in this deal, it is a “step in the right direction” and could help middle-income countries, Eric LeCompte, the executive director at Jubilee USA Network, tells me.

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