What happened when ACCA hosted Margaret Hodge and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Responsible Tax for a discussion on corporation tax?
This week (24 February) the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Responsible Tax convened at ACCA’s new HQ at The Adelphi in London for a discussion on the future of corporation tax.
APPG chair Margaret Hodge MP was joined by:
Professor Michael Devereux, director, Centre for Business Taxation
Simon Walker, director general, IoD
Helen Miller, associate director, IFS
John Christensen, associate director, Tax Justice Network.
This three page summary covers all the key points discussed. To whet your appetite it includes:
Google’s tax settlement
secrecy and transparency
Amongst the many comments made was this one from Margaret Hodge: ‘It is time to call time on tax being too complicated an issue for us all to understand. Onus is on professionals to help us understand it.’
What do you think? We are keen to hear from members and ensure your views are (collectively) shared with the APPG and others. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your comments, which we will handle in confidence.