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Responsible Tax is everyone’s business

With social purpose at the forefront of most businesses today, organizations need to respond to the call for tax transparency in a way that aligns to their corporate values. This is imperative to enhancing and retaining public trust.

David Linke, Global Head of Tax & Legal Services

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Understanding tax transparency

To help organizations and other key stakeholders explore and understand the tax transparency landscape, KPMG’s Responsible Tax Project hosted a webinar on the 24 June 2021 titled, 'Understanding tax transparency'.

26 Nov 2021
12 min
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Tax and facilitating investment into carbon abatement projects: Discussion paper in the light of COP26

We are pleased to release a new discussion paper as a part of our lead-up to the global conversation around carbon reduction in the lead-up to COP26, which explores the role of tax in facilitating investment into carbon abatement projects around the world.

26 Oct 2021
1 min
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Tax can save the world

Co-written by Chris Morgan & Matthew Gwyther

18 Oct 2021
8 min
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Global Minimum Tax: An easy fix?

By Melissa Geiger, KPMG in the UK Partner and Global Lead: Strategic Corporates Tax and Legal, KPMG International, and Sharon Baynham Director of Tax Policy, KPMG in the UK – This article explores some of the impacts of a global minimum tax regime, particularly in the light of recent US announcements and considers some of the consequences a global minimum tax may have on future government policy.

09 Sep 2021
14 min
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Global Responsible Tax: Summer Newsletter

When KMPG International, in collaboration with Jericho Chambers, kicked off the Global Responsible Tax Project over six years ago, it was a challenge to gain traction. Now, global tax is on everyone’s agenda – from COP26 to the OECD, the EU, the G7 and G20.

09 Sep 2021
1 min
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Is corporation tax good or bad for growth?

  • Business requires a stable society to which it should contribute.
  • Business pays taxes on production, people, property and environmental impact, as well as income.
  • A tax system needs to be crafted to incentivize investment and growth, through dialogue with all stakeholders...
19 Jul 2021
4 min
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Travelling towards greater tax transparency

From a low base, an acceptance that the direction of travel is greater tax transparency

18 Jul 2021
3 min
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Responsible tax and transparency

Carl Dolan, Director, Transparency International discusses his views on responsible tax and transparency.

13 Apr 2021
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Tax Policy Considerations in the Wake of COVID-19

Response from Ewan Livingston, The B Team, February 2021

12 Mar 2021
2 min
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Comments on the EU’s Inception Impact Assessment on a potential Digital Levy

Authors: Robert van der Jagt, Chairman, KPMG’s EU Tax Centre, and Chris Morgan Head of Global Tax Policy, KPMG International

02 Mar 2021
7 min
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Why Global Responsible Tax in a Time of Long Economic COVID

We live in extraordinary times. A health pandemic has exposed a number of fault lines in society that many will say existed and needed to be exposed, including, an inequality of wealth and opportunity, the resilience of our institutions, the intergenerational transfer of wealth (in particular will our children enjoy an increased standard of living or are we burdening that...

02 Mar 2021
3 min
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New publication explores KPMG’s commitment to an ESG-focused recovery

Since the beginning of 2020, and despite the tremendous challenges faced since then, organizations globally have been given the chance to reset, rethink and reshape how to make a positive impact on the world around us, with KPMG firms being no exception.

08 Feb 2021
1 min
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Comments on OECD Public Consultation Document Reports on the Pillar One and Pillar Two Blueprints

21 Dec 2020
1 min
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Comments on the European Commission’s public consultations on the Energy Tax Directive and Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and KPMG’s ESG approach

Authors: Loek Helderman, Global Tax Lead KPMG Impact, Mike Hayes,  KPMG Impact Lead on Climate Change and Decarbonization and Chris Morgan, Head of Global Tax Policy, KPMG International 

12 Nov 2020
1 min
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Leading with purpose in a time of crisis

How businesses conduct themselves during this period will make or break public perception of organizations for years to come

29 Sep 2020
3 min
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Why responsible business is key

How we manage through this period will define how we come out of it

23 Jun 2020
3 min
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Who pays and how?

Amid the current economic climate, it is clear that we need to think-through the implications for tax and the Global Responsible Tax Project (GRTP) of COVID-19.

01 May 2020
1 min
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Contributors

We are grateful to all of our contributors, including:

Sharon Baynham, Director, Tax Policy, KPMG in the UK

Sharon Baynham

Director, Tax Policy at KPMG in the UK

Melissa Geiger, Global Leader, Strategic Corporates, Tax & Legal, KPMG International, and Partner and UK Board Member, KPMG in the UK, KPMG International

Melissa Geiger

Global Leader, Strategic Corporates, Tax & Legal, KPMG International, and Partner and UK Board Member, KPMG in the UK at KPMG International

Chris Morgan, Head of Global Tax Policy, KPMG LLP

Chris Morgan

Head of Global Tax Policy at KPMG LLP

Robert Phillips, Author, Commentator & CEO, Jericho Chambers

Robert Phillips

Author, Commentator & CEO at Jericho Chambers

Jane McCormick, Retired Partner and former Head of Tax and Legal Services, KPMG International

Jane McCormick

Retired Partner and former Head of Tax and Legal Services at KPMG International

David Linke, Global Head of Tax and Legal Services, KPMG International

David Linke

Global Head of Tax and Legal Services at KPMG International

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