The Most Reverend Justin Welby
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Archbishop Welby speaks out on 'sin' of tax avoidance

The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken out about tax avoidance, saying the Bible teaches about the importance of people "paying what is due".

Speaking to Kamal Ahmed, the Most Rev Justin Welby said companies and people should pay their "fair share" in the country where they had made their money.

He said part of the problem was an "unbelievably complex" tax system, but that he believed that mis-using power attained through wealth was "a sin".

  • 04 Feb 2015
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