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Responsible Tax: Finding the balance to build back better

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Since the onset of COVID-19, the Global Responsible Tax Community, led by KPMG International, have held a series of in-depth virtual roundtables to consider the possible impacts of tax policy responses to the situation and think about what the new reality may look like for a post-COVID world. This webcast will be an opportunity to openly collaborate, reflect and build on the common themes and insightful learnings emerging from those roundtable discussions, and further consider the challenges of funding recovery and the opportunities to build back better.

You’ll hear from a diverse line-up of speakers, including David Linke, new Global Head of Tax & Legal, KPMG International (who has taken up the baton from recently retired Jane McCormick), tax policy and sustainability professionals from around the world, as well as tax leaders from large multinational corporations and senior officials from key supranational bodies. Together, speakers will seek to address the following questions:

  • What’s at stake from a tax perspective in terms of the response to the pandemic situation?
  • Who pays for recovery and how? What might a balanced approach for stimulus and public finances look like?
  • How can we build back better? What might a green recovery look like?
  • What are the key takeaways for tax leaders to keep in mind through the different stages of recovery?


7 December 2020


07:00 to 08:30 New York, USA
12:00 to 13:30 London, UK
13:00 to 14:30 Amsterdam, Netherlands
20:00 to 21:30 Singapore and China
23:00 to 00:30 (8 December) Sydney, Australia
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The Global Responsible Tax project has been exploring what responsible tax behaviour looks like in a global context since 2014. The community is made up of global corporations, academics, think tanks, NGOs, campaigners and activists. Engaged organisations include the OECD, United Nations, the IMF, World Bank, World Economic Forum and the B-Team, which in early 2018 released its own Responsible Tax principles. In the UK, the pilot market for the KPMG International program, there is now an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Responsible Tax as well as a Responsible Tax Lab, run independently. The global community has co-authored several reports including Responsible Tax & the Developing World and What to Tax?

Clicking the register link above will enable you to register for this webcast and subscribe to updates on additional webcasts in the series. After registering for this event via the link above, you will receive details on how to log in. After the webcast, you will receive follow-up materials, including a certificate of attendance for those who qualify, as well as speaker contact details. Should you have any questions in the interim please let us know.

We look forward to your participation.

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