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Welcome to the WTA Members Blog. Here is where members update one another with their latest news and campaigns. All members can send their submissions to http://worldtaxpayers.org/members-update/

CZECH REPUBLIC: WTA Chairman addresses tax panel at Financial Time Business Regulation Forum

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
11 November 2019 | Taxpayers’ Alliance (TPA) / United Kingdom

United Kingdom

A Financial Times event gathered regulators, policy makers, academics and senior industry leaders in Prague to discuss the role, principles and impact of “better regulation”. After an address to the event by Andrej Babiš, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, John O’Connell, Chairman and President of World Taxpayers Associations took to the stage with:

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GERMANY: The German Taxpayers’ Association celebrates its 70th Anniversary

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
11 November 2019 | Bund der Steuerzahler Deutschland / Germany

Germany

On 10 September, the German Taxpayers’ Association celebrated its 70th birthday in Berlin in front of around 700 invited guests from politics, business, science, culture and with its members.
The keynote speaker was none other than Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel. Her presence was important in several respects. In her speech, she praised the work of the Taxpayers’ Association, she stressed the necessity of tax cuts which was a great vote of confidence in our work.

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UNITED STATES: NTU celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
11 November 2019 | National Taxpayers Union (NTU) / United States

United States

On October 23, the National Taxpayers Union celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a gala dinner in Washington, DC featuring more than 300 guests from the organization’s past and present. Lawmakers, state governors, and other public officials were in attendance to view a video on the history of NTU — including an interview from the year 1974 of the organization’s founder on the famous American television program “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.”

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WTA Chairman’s Update #3: October – December 2019

Section: Letter from the Chairman / WTA Blog
6 November 2019 | WTA Chairman’s Update #3: October – December 2019

Dear WTA members, observers and friends:

Next WTA events:

Taxpayers Regional Forum in Kyiv Ukraine May 16, 2020

The first WTA-sponsored Regional Taxpayers Forum of 2020 will take place in Kyiv, Ukraine, May 16th.

In May 2020 World Taxpayers Associations along with the Atlas Network and the Ukrainian Economic Freedoms Foundation is pleased to invite delegates to join us in an exchange of ideas and best practices to advance taxpayer advocacy in Europe.

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17th World Taxpayers’ Conference & 7th Friedman Conference

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
14 June 2019 | 17th World Taxpayers’ Conference & 7th Friedman Conference

Many thanks to the Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance and Tax and Super Australia, especially to Tim Andrews, for hosting and organizing the 17th World Taxpayers’ Conference & 7th Friedman Conference in Sydney in May 2019.  More than 460 people from over 30 countries attended the conference (including four delegates from South-America) thanks in part to scholarships offered by the National Taxpayers Union, Americans for Tax Reform and Atlas Network.

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WTA Chairman’s Update #1

Section: Letter from the Chairman / WTA Blog
3 June 2019 | WTA Chairman’s Update #1

Dear WTA members, observers and friends:

It is a great privilege to write my first message to you as the new Chairman and President of the World Taxpayers Associations. After a fantastic meeting in Sydney, I take over the role from Troy Lanigan, who you will all know or be aware of.

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