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Financing education

This page outlines the way that ActionAid works to finance education around the world.

ActionAid discussion paper on the EU carbon border adjustment

This ActionAid discussion paper seeks to analyse the possible consequences or benefits for developing countries of a carbon border adjustment (CBA) that would be levied on goods imported from outside

Supporting fair tax systems

This report looks at how countries in the global south can mobilise the needed revenues for investments to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, save lives and protect people's livelihoods.

Leveraging tax transparency

Universal health care. Free childcare. Free education. These are what our taxes contribute to in Australia. Despite this, the issue of tax is highly politicised and often used to attack progressive

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$2.8bn ‘tax gap’ exposed by ActionAid research reveals tip of the iceberg of ‘Big Tech’s big tax bill’ in the global south

New research from ActionAid International reveals that 20 developing countries could be missing out on as much as $2.8bn in tax revenue from Facebook, Alphabet Inc. (parent company of Google) and

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How just three Big Tech companies could address nurse shortages in 20 poor countries by paying their fair share of corporate tax

New ActionAid research looked at Facebook, Alphabet Inc (the parent company of Google) and Microsoft and exposed a potential $2.8bn ‘tax gap’ which these three tech giants alone could be liable for in

Extractive Sector Taxation

This progressive tax policy briefing explores how countries can optimize revenues from mining, oil and gas resources, and curb potential revenue loss from extractive industries.

Collect more – and more fairly?

Long-term funding is needed in developing countries to provide quality, gender-responsive public services.

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Citizens’ Tax Tribunals

An alternative space to share the stories, generate a debate on the implications of tax on ordinary people and draw the attention of the policymakers.

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Campaigning for a more progressive tax system

Our in-depth research and awareness raising on public resource mobilisation in Burundi has led to progressive tax reforms.