Global corporations avoid millions in tax – and philanthropy benefits!

In the latest installation of Philanthropy Thinker -Alliance’s new online column, independent writer and consultant, Halima Mahomed, assesses the relationship between philanthropy and tax justice, and why philanthropy needs to address the elephant in the room.

‘Tax is an unpopular topic for most; in philanthropy, even more so. It often sits in the shadowy corner of our discussions, brought up vigorously when advocating for an incentivizing climate for charitable giving, but uncomfortably bypassed when questions of tax justice, accountability and the movement of money are raised.’

Mahomed comments, ‘Rarely have we had balanced and critical discussions exploring the range of positive and negative links between the philanthropy sector and the broader tax environments within which it operates – and the contradictions that emerge from these.’ Continue reading on Alliance.