Grover Norquist, known for his Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) has taken his dislike of the IRS to a coalition that include members of Parliament from around the world. In Instanbul, Norquist would host a forum based off of his book titled ‘End the IRS before it ends US. Staffan Wennberg, Chairmen of the World Taxpayers Associations would also speak at this forum. Grover Norquist is a member of WTA.
World TaxPayers Association members – organization connecting taxpayer protection groups from over 60 countries. Some of these organizations that make up the members of WTA are members of Parliament from different countries. In Berlin on March 17-19,2016 a WTA Conference ’16th Biennial World Conference’ will be held and Grover Norquist will be a guest speaker. The conference theme is ‘Good Governance and Low Taxes – Necessities in an Uncertain World?!’
Some of the leaders also speaking are members of Parliament from around the world.
Below this long list of Conference speakers you see below I have added the organizations affiliated and their ties to several country parliaments around the world
WTA Conference ’16th Biennial World Conference’ SPEAKERS
President of Americans for Tax Reform
National leader in bringing transparency to government spending
Parlamentray State Secretary,
Ministry of Transport and
Digital Infrastructure of
PROF. DR. HELGE
Minister of State Germany
Member of the European
President European Economic
Senate (EWS), Vice President
European Parliament ret.
President of the Institute for
Economic Studies – Europe
State Chancellor Canton of
Aargau, Switzerland and
designated Director of the
Think Tank Avenir Suisse
Board of Directors of the Competitive
Enterprise Institute (CEI), Non-Profit Fundraiser
ROLF BARON VIELHAUER
Association of Europe (TAE)
President German Taxpayers
Secretary General Taxpayers
Association of Europe (TAE),-
CEO European Economic
Chairman Austrian Economics Center (AEC),European
Vice Chairman of World
President and CEO of Canadian
Personal Style and Shopping
Member of European Court of
HSH PRINCE MICHAEL
Chairman of the Board
PROF. DR. MARCO
Chair of Criminal Law, Law
Relating to Economic Offences and
Criminal Law at the
University of Saarland
Member of Board of the German
PROF DR NEVILLE NORMAN
Professor of Economics at the
University of Melbourne
Member of the Committee on
Economic and Monetary
Affairs of European Parliament
Head of Health and Welfare of the
Institute of Economic
Senior Fellow at the Cato
President of Americans for Tax Reform
MEP DR. PAUL
Member of Committee on Budgets of European
Parliament, President SME Global,
President SME Europe hon.
DR. RALF WILHELM
CEO rs Medienberatung
President National Taxpayers Union’s
Vice President German
Institute of Economic
Research, Slovak Academy of Sciences
Ohio State University
President World Taxpayers
Chief Executive of
Director General of the Institute
of Economic Affairs (IEA)
CEO Hotel Services Central
and Eastern Europe ACCOR HOTELS S.A.
PROF DR MARTIN WENZ
Chair for Tax Management and Laws of Liechtenstein and International Taxation, University of Liechtenstein.
Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor in Early-Stage Start-ups, and Digital Innovator
World TaxPayers Association (WTA) MEMBERS
Taxpayers’ Alliance (TPA) – a British pressure group and think tank formed in 2004 to campaign for a low tax society. The group had about 18,000 registered supporters as of 2008, and claimed to have 55,000 by September 2010.
Adam Afriyie – Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Windsor since 2005
Tim Congdon CBE
Howard Flight – Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Arundel and South Downs from 1997 to 2005
Professor Patrick Minford CBE
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 7th Marquess of Salisbury
Austrian Economics Center
Bund der Steuerzahler Bayern
Taxpayer Movement South Africa (TPMSA)
Taxpayers Association of Kazakhstan
Association for Liberal Thinking
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
David Williams is the President of the Taxpayer Protection Alliance (TPA).
TPA was founded in 2011 as a 501(c)(6) nonprofit, educational and advocacy organization dedicated to educating the public through the research, analysis and dissemination of information on the governments effects on the economy. TPA through its network of taxpayers will hold politicians accountable for the effects of their policies on the size, scope,
efficiency and activity of government and offer real solutions to runaway deficits and debt.
Mr. Williams is an expert on government waste and the budget process. His television appearances include: “ABC News with Peter Jennings,” “Hannity and Colmes,” CNN, and Fox News. He has also appeared on numerous local network affiliates. Mr. Williams has appeared on hundreds of radio talk shows from coast to coast, including WBZ in Boston, WGN in Chicago, KABC in Los Angeles, WCBS in New York, and WOAI in San Antonio.
Mr. Williams has testified numerous times on government waste issues before committees of the United States Senate and House of Representatives.
During his 18 years in Washington, DC, Mr. Williams has been instrumental in the development of strict criteria to define pork-barrel spending that is used by members of Congress and the media.
Mr. Williams has traveled to Great Britain, Jamaica, and South Korea to help establish groups similar to TPA in those countries.
Mr. Williams has a Masters of Art in Political Science from Villanova University, and a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications from Kutztown University.
Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance
New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union – a taxpayer pressure group founded in 2013 to scrutinise government spending; publicise government waste and promote an efficient tax system. It claims to be politically independent and not aligned to, or intended to develop into a political party
Citizens for Limited Taxation – largest taxpayers association in Massachusetts.
Americans for Tax Reform (ATR)
Hibernian Forum – Ireland’s new free market think-tank
Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF)
Politicians with roots in the federation include Conservative Party Member of Parliament Jason Kenney, who had previously been the federation’s CEO. Former Alberta director John Carpay was a Reform Party candidate in the riding of Burnaby-Kingsway in the 1993 federal election. Walter Robinson, CTF federal director from 1998 to 2004, left the position to run as a Conservative in the 2004 federal election in Ottawa-Orléans.
John Williamson, the CTF’s former Federal Director is now a Member of Parliament for the riding of New Brunswick Southwest. Adrienne Batra, the CTF’s former Manitoba Director is now the Toronto Sun’s editor-in-chief and previously worked as press secretary to then Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. John Carpay, the organization’s former Alberta Director is now President of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms. Mark Milke, the CTF’s former Alberta and BC Director is now a Senior Fellow with the Fraser Institute. David Maclean, the CTF’s former Saskatchewan Director is now Vice President with the Alberta Enterprise Group. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Taxpayers_Federation
Japanese for Tax Reform – has a pledge lit like ATR (I’ve have a translated list of Japanese leaders sign to the No-Tax Pledge in another blog
Skattebetaler Foreningen – Norwegian association is working actively to influence tax policy through the media, politicians and relevant authorities https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skattebetalerforeningen
Bund der Steuerzahler Deutschland –(BdSt) is a registered association, which was founded in 1949. As its objectives, the association is called the reduction of taxes and fees, and the reduction of bureaucracy, control waste and debt. However, he is not entitled to tax to pay. Idea and creation –The Debt of federal taxpayers’ shows its elevation to the national debt of Germany
In the late 1920s was the proprietor of Danatbank (short Danatbank), Jakob Goldschmidt, with leading industrialists, including Robert Bosch, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach and Karl Adolf Tilo Freiherr von Wilmowsky call a taxpayer initiative. This approach was a study of the financial scientist Günter Schmölders about the Swedish Taxpayers movement and their transferability is based on Germany.The establishment of this initiative has not been completed . Günter Schmölders 1932 successor to the Financial scientist Karl Brauer on a professorship of the University of Breslau.
Skattebetalarna – www.skattebetalarna.se/ Swedish Taxpayers’ Association
Property Rights Alliance – Property Rights Alliance (PRA), an affiliate of Americans for Tax Reform, stands as an advocacy organization dedicated to the protection of physical and intellectual property rights, both domestically and internationally.
Taxpayers Association of Ukraine
Ohrid Institute for Economic Strategies and International Affairs
Taxpayers Association of Grenada
Taxpayer Movement South Africa
Taxpayers Association of Europe
Taxpayers’ Alliance Ghana
Taxpayers League of Ghana
National Taxpayers Union (NTU)
Bund der Steuerzahler
Eesti Maksumaksjate Liit – Estonian Taxpayers Union (EPU) was established on September 30, 1995. Taxpayers unite, to defend ourselves, in an arbitrary tax, low country of legal certainty, a high tax burden and a waste of tax money.
Contribuables Associés – French Tax association created on March 7 1990