Tax information exchange, development, and the UK’s own tax agenda

The International Development select committee has published the government’s response to its report on tax in developing countries. Until recently, the inquiry had provided us with the most interesting case of MPs questioning multinational businesses on their tax affairs all year. I’ve followed it with interest, giving evidence to it on behalf of ActionAid in February, so I was interested to see what the government had to say. I’m not covering everything here, just a couple of bits that leaped out at me.

Continue reading