The UK's rocky road to a universal tax policy

Tax treaties and under-the-table tax breaks — like the U.K.'s treaty with Senegal and the Netherlands and Luxembourg's deals with Starbucks and Fiat — are creating a race-to-the-bottom for developing countries struggling to mobilize domestic resources, according to experts from Christian Aid, ActionAid and others. Devex takes a closer look.

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  • Molly Anders

    Molly Anders is a former U.K. correspondent for Devex. Based in London, she reports on development finance trends with a focus on British and European institutions. She is especially interested in evidence-based development and women’s economic empowerment, as well as innovative financing for the protection of migrants and refugees. Molly is a former Fulbright Scholar and studied Arabic in Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco.

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