27 July 2011
In June 2011, the French and German Parliaments voted in favour of introducing legislation for financial transaction taxes at the EU level and the EuroZone.
On 15 June, the Brazilian parliament adopted a resolution calling for the Brazilian Government to support a financial transaction tax.
At the UN climate negotiating session in Bonn in early June, the Bolivian government call for an international financial transaction tax to cover the costs of the impacts of climate change, protect forests and finance the clean low carbon future for developing countries.
The Belgium Senate voted in favour of a resolution to support a financial transaction tax at the European level in lieu of a global agreement. The funds raised are to go to development and climate change.
The Australian government has not endorsed the tax up to this time. To learn more about the tax and sign an online petition visit the website of the Ronbin Hood Tax