On August 8, the FACT Coalition applauded the inclusion of crucial investments in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and specific measures to combat tax dodging by multinational corporations in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which the Senate enacted over the weekend.
Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee released its draft appropriations bills for fiscal year 2023 that provided just $189 million to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). While it is an increase above FY2022 enacted levels, the Senate figure falls short of the funding approved last week by the House and requested by the President by a sum of $21 million.
Bad actors beware – it’s #KleptoMonth again in Washington, D.C. In their announcement last Friday, the bipartisan leadership of the Congressional Caucus against Foreign Corruption and Kleptocracy (CAFCAK) joined dozens of civil society activists, the FACT Coalition among them, in calling for the rest of Congress to take action.
FACT Testimony to Senate Appropriation’s Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Emphasizes Need for FinCEN Funding
Today, Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) to urge increased funding for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).
On May 25, Amazon shareholders representing $144 billion backed a shareholder proposal calling for increased tax transparency by the company at its annual general meeting. The proposal represents a first of its kind campaign by investors to advance a vote on public country-by-country reporting.