Tag Archives: Financial Transaction Tax (FTT)

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AFR Letter: Support Financial Transaction Tax

Read our letter supporting a financial transaction tax here, or below. —————————————————————————————– October 21, 2011 Representative Jeb Hensarling 129 Cannon House Office Building Washington DC 20515   Senator Patty Murray 448 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20515   Re: Financial Speculation Tax Dear Senator

“Robin Hood” Tax Could Raise $700 Billion

More than 50 charities are supporting a British campaign to levy a tax on transactions between financial institutions, which can be used to help fight poverty, protect public services and tackle climate change.   The 0.05% “Robin Hood” tax on financial trades could raise $700bn for