Published 9/5/14 2:20PM
In a historical agreement, 10 states sealed the deal for the introduction of Financial Transaction Taxes (FTTs) in a heated session at the meeting of European Finance Ministers on 6 May. George Osborne bristled as the countries led by Germany and France set out that FTTs would be introduced in stages, starting with shares and some derivatives, with revenue beginning to roll in next year.
Published 5/3/14 4:52PM
The last month has been an extremely exciting one for the Robin Hood Tax campaign. Our new Bill Nighy film has gone down a storm and France and Germany have announced their intention to agree an 11-country Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) before the European elections on 22 May.
Published 17/2/14 1:54PM
Published 3/12/13 12:57PM
The support for a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) is snowballing in the UK, where there are now dozens of councils (representing over 9 million people – over one-seventh of the UK’s population!) urging the UK government to introduce an FTT, or Robin Hood Tax, thanks to your support.
Published 2/8/13 11:57AM
355 international organisations representing over 200 million citizens from more than 40 nations have sent a powerful message to the leaders of the 11 European countries negotiating the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) to deliver a strong tax that raises substantial revenue from the financial sector.