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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/

WTA Chairman’s Update #8: January-March 2018

Section: Letter from the Chairman / Members Highlights / WTA Blog
25 January 2018 | WTA Chairman’s Update #8: January-March 2018

Dear WTA Members, Observers, and Friends:

Regional Taxpayers Forum Bangkok Thailand, December 8-10, 2017
Thirty-two delegates from 16 countries joined in Bangkok this past December for the second WTA-sponsored Regional Taxpayers Forum of 2017. Attendees shared ideas on fundraising, strategic planning, tax reform, tax competition and social media. Following the main event, a meeting of the Asia Pacific Taxpayers Union took place where Chinese Taxpayers Union president Mr. Liu was confirmed as chairman.

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Respect for Taxpayers Day

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
5 January 2018 | Respect for Taxpayers Day

The Respect for Taxpayers Day becomes an official commemorative day in Lithuania to be celebrated on the 11th of May. A recently adopted law is a result of a petition submitted by the Lithuanian Free Market Institute.

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Tax Concessions

Section: Members Highlights / WTA Blog
28 December 2017 | KTA / Korea

Korea

December has been a busy month for Korea Taxpayers’ Association – and a headache for lawmakers – as Kim Suntaek (KTA’s president) continued the campaign against excessive tax benefits to religious leaders.

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Spain: Regional Tax Competitiveness Index

Section: Tax Facts / WTA Blog
26 November 2017 | Spain: Regional Tax Competitiveness Index

In October of 2017, the Spanish Taxpayers Union (UC) launched the first edition of its Regional Tax Competitiveness Index. This report inspired by the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index measures the country’s seventeen regional fiscal systems by analyzing 64 indicators and produces a ranking to show how each of them performs in comparison with the rest.

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