Members Highlights

Here is where members update one another with their latest news and campaigns.

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

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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

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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

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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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17th World Taxpayers’ Conference & 7th Friedman Conference

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14 June 2019 | Taxpayers Protection Alliance / United States

United States

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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77 Organizations along with the Property Rights Alliance Celebrate World IP Day

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26 April 2019 | Property Rights Alliance / USA

USA

In celebration of World IP day, an international coalition of 77 organizations from 39 countries along with Property Rights Alliance has launched an open letter addressed to the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Director General Dr. Francis Gurry, urging WIPO to double its efforts in advising governments to protect intellectual property rights.

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