FairTax meets COFFERS: Joint Perspectives on Fair and Sustainable Taxation Researchers support a European financial transactions tax in FairTax Policy Brief no.2 “Tax systems must be redesigned to meet changing societal conditions” New article problematizes the usage of the tax gap concept Can technology help achieve fair taxation? The case of tax technology in Kenya.

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Revisioning the ‘Fiscal EU’: Fair, Sustainable, and Coordinated Tax and Social Policies - FairTax, is a cross-disciplinary four-year research project, aiming to produce recommendations on how fair and sustainable taxation and social policy reforms can increase the economic stability of EU Member States.

The FairTax consortium consists of 11 partner universities from 9 countries. FairTax is a multidisciplinary project. Methods and theories are based in law, economics, accounting, ethnography, gender studies, economic history, business, and statistics. The project is coordinated by professor Åsa Gunnarsson, Umeå University

The FairTax project is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme 2014-2018, grant agreement No. FairTax 649439.

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Researchers support a European financial transactions tax in FairTax Policy Brief no.2

2017-10-13
In a recent policy brief from the FairTax project, researchers Danuše Nerudová, Margit Schratzenstal...

“Tax systems must be redesigned to meet changing societal conditions”

2017-10-12
In their latest working paper, FairTax researchers Martin Eriksson and Åsa Gunnarsson investigate ho...

FairTax study received Mobility Award 2017

2017-09-27
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