Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA was recently cited in Public Finance International speaking on corrupt tax avoidance and the release of the Paradise Papers. Read excerpt below and follow link to full article.
Global Governments Called on to Tighten Up Tax Avoidance Laws
By: Simone Rensch
"Campaigning groups Jubilee USA and Transparency International have called for stronger international laws and for governments to introduce stricture measures to prevent corrupt tax avoidance.
Eric LeCompte, executive director of Jubilee USA, said: 'Over $500bn a year is lost by governments around the world because of the tax avoidance revealed in the Paradise Papers.
'Unfortunately, many of these tax avoidance schemes are legal and we need stronger international laws to prevent this activity.'”
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