G-20 Finance Chiefs Back Tax Deal, Vow to Clear Hurdles (2)

July 10, 2021, 3:08 PM

Finance ministers from the U.S. and Europe expressed confidence that a global tax deal endorsed by the Group of 20 on Saturday has enough momentum to overcome domestic political obstacles in time for it to be finalized in October.

“There’s more work to be done, but I’m really hopeful that with the growing consensus we’re on a path to a tax regime that will be fair for all of our citizens,” U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told reporters on the sidelines of the G-20 meeting in Venice.

The landmark agreement aims to revamp rules that have allowed major companies ...

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