of the Global Tax 50 is available.
International Tax Review publishes an annual list of what it
considers to be the top 50 most influential people and
organisations in global tax. For 2012, we have also ranked the
top 10 in order for the first time.
This adds an extra dimension to the list, comparing the
roles of government officials, taxpayers and their CEOs,
international organisations and pressure groups.
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Director, OECD Centre for Tax Policy and
The OECD's head of tax, Pascal Saint-Amans, is arguably
the most important person in international tax today.
European Commissioner for Taxation and Customs Union,
Audit and Anti-Fraud
The European Commission is still pushing forward with tax
policy and Algirdas Semeta, the tax commissioner and former
Lithuanian Finance Minister has a reputation as an ambitious
Vince Alicandri, Janice Lucchesi, joint-chairs
The Tax Executives’ Institute is the only
global organisation to solely represent
taxpayers’ views as its purpose.
Promote America’s Competitive Edge (PACE)
Coalition is making waves by advocating that the US maintain
a level playing field for taxation of international
Minister of Finance, India
Chidambaram took over from Pranab Mukherjee as finance
minister in July, he was no stranger to the position, having
previously served in the role on two separate occasions.
Attorney Advisor, US Department of the Treasury
Michael Plowgian is the principal draftsman for the
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which is arguable
the biggest story in international tax of the last 12
Occupy London Stock Exchange and UK Uncut represent how
corporate tax moved from a solely-boardroom issue to a public
Will Morris has a lot on his plate. The global tax policy
director for GE also chairs the CBI (Confederation of British
Industry) tax committee, the AmCham EU Tax Task Force, the
European Tax Policy Forum and has just accepted the role of
chairman of BIAC’s (Business and Industry
Advisory Committee to the OECD) tax and fiscal policy
committee, taking over from Chris Lenon.
Chairman of the African Tax Administration Forum
Oupa Magashula is leading the way in enhancing tax
administration across sub-Saharan Africa.
Chief Executive Officer, GSK
Sir Andrew Witty, the CEO of pharmaceuticals company, GSK,
has been one of the few corporate leaders to address publicly
issues about how multinationals manage their tax affairs.
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