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G20 crack down on tax avoidance

29 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 05 September 2013

Leaders of the G20 group of nations meeting in St Petersburg are expected to sign an agreement to fight corporate tax avoidance. It'll be based on a plan drawn up by the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, or OECD. Pascal Saint Amans is head of tax control at the OECD and he tells us whether he is optimistic.

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