Policy paper

G8 factsheet: tax

This factsheet gives background information about taking action on tax, which is a priority for the UK's Presidency of G8.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



In January 2013 the UK assumed the one-year Presidency of the G8. Leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, USA and UK will meet at Lough Erne in Northern Ireland for the 17 to 18 June G8 Summit.

PM David Cameron is determined to achieve change on three issues which are critical for growth, prosperity and economic development across the world:

  • advancing trade
  • ensuring tax compliance
  • promoting greater transparency
Published 7 June 2013