World leaders meeting in St Petersburg today have agreed a new deal to crack down on international tax avoidance.
Despite the G20 summit being dominated by Syria, a deal was struck to make it harder to hide money in tax havens and force companies to pay tax in the countries where they make profits.
Prime Minister David Cameron said at the summit that making taxes more transparent was “a strong British priority”.
Back in July finance ministers from the G20 backed an OECD plan...
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