Huffington Post Interviews Eric LeCompte on Tax Avoidance

Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA was recently featured in Huffington Post speaking on tax avoidance. Read excerpt below and follow link to full article.

New Developing Nations Leader Has Big Plans To Crack Down On Global Tax Dodging

By: Daniel Marans 

"Eric LeCompte, executive director of the faith-based anti-poverty organization Jubilee USA and moderator of a Thursday panel on tax havens for which Long delivered the opening remarks, nonetheless lauded Ecuador’s leadership on this issue.

'It is clear to me that the government of Ecuador has looked at how tax and trade issues impact vulnerable communities in their country,' LeCompte said earlier this week.

Short of a global body to combat tax havens, a coordinated push to reduce tax avoidance could involve providing greater resources to developing nations to monitor exports, LeCompte argued. Commercial goods that get past customs officials represent a major source of lost tax revenue, he noted."

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