Over half a million petitions have been sent in support of a Financial Transaction Tax. By doing so they helped convince the Members of the European Parliament to demand a Europe-wide Financial Transaction Tax on March 8.
However the European Commission did not hesitate to ignore the will of Europe’s citizens expressed by Parliament. Just hours after the vote Commissioner Šemeta (the European Commissioner for Taxation) called the initiative “premature” and “irresponsible”.

Together we will find out if the Commission continues to listen to a handful of financial industry lobbyists more than to the citizens and workers of Europe. Support the campaign here: