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Profile of registrant

Global Alliance for Tax Justice-Europe

Identification number in the register: 25088878866-51
Registration date: 30/05/12 13:09:43

The information on this organisation was last modified on 09/05/13 17:33:41
The date of the last annual update was 03/05/13 10:57:32

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Global Alliance for Tax Justice-Europe
Acronym: GATJ-E
Legal status: Association International Sans But Lucratif
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Marc Herkenrath
Position: Acting chair GAJT-E & Board member GATJ/TJN-AISBL

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Marc Herkenrath
Position: Vice-chair of Global Alliance for Tax Justice-Europe

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 2 Avenue du Parc Royal 
Brussels 1020
Telephone number: (+41) 786995866
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: The Global Alliance for Tax Justice-Europe represents all European members of the Tax Justice Network-Association International Sans But Lucratif (TJN-AISBL). TJN-AISB is a non-profit association registered under this name in Belgium since 2007.

In March 2013, the General Assembly of TJN-AISBL decided to change the name of the association into Global Alliance for Tax Justice. The change of names in the Belgian registry is still pending.

The telephone provided here is of the acting chair of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice Europe. Dr Herkenrath is also a member of the board of directors of TJN-AISBL.

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Global Alliance for Tax Justice-Europe (GATJ-E)is an association of non-governmental organisations and individuals committed to promote tax justice and tax cooperation and to resist tax avoidance, tax evasion and harmful tax competition. It represents all European members of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice (registered in Belgium since 2007 under the name of Tax Justice Network-Association internationale sans but lucratif; TJN-AISBL).

GATJ-E is committed to a socially just, democratic and progressive system of taxation. It operates on a not-for-profit basis by bringing together organisations, civil society coalitions and individuals working towards these goals. It is a pluralistic, diversified, non-governmental, non-party and multilingual association. Local, regional and national organisations as well as tax justice campaigners, researchers, journalists, development specialists, trade unionists, concerned business people, tax professionals, politicians and public servants are members and supporters of the association.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Various initiatives

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Taxation


Total number of members that are natural persons: 21
Number of member organisations: 34
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • ActionAId Netherlands (0 members)
  • ActionAId Sweden (0 members)
  • ActionAid UK (0 members)
  • Alliance Sud, Switzerland (0 members)
  • Attac Austria (0 members)
  • Attac Germany (0 members)
  • Attac Norway (0 members)
  • Attac Sweden (0 members)
  • Berne Declaration, Switzerland (0 members)
  • BothEnds, Netherlands (0 members)
  • CCFD, France (0 members)
  • Christian Aid Ireland (0 members)
  • Christian Aid UK (0 members)
  • Cordaid, Netherlands (0 members)
  • CSRI Israel (0 members)
  • Debt and Development Coaltition Ireland (0 members)
  • Edocon, Czech Republic (0 members)
  • Evert Vermeer Foundation, Netherlands (0 members)
  • Fasteopfer, Switzerland (0 members)
  • Forum Syd, Sweden (0 members)
  • Global Policy Forum, Germany (0 members)
  • Ibis, Denmark (0 members)
  • Kairos-Europe, Belgium (0 members)
  • KEPA, Finland (0 members)
  • Misereor, Germany (0 members)
  • Norwegian Church Aid (0 members)
  • Oikos, Netherlands (0 members)
  • Oxfam Novib, Netherlands (0 members)
  • SOMO, Netherlands (0 members)
  • Tax Justice Norway (0 members)
  • Transnational Institute (0 members)
  • VIDC, Austria (0 members)
  • WEED, Germany (0 members)
  • Brot für alle, Switzerland (0 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information: Number of members: 0=unknown

The Global Alliance for Tax Justice (Tax Justice Network-Association internationale sans but lucratif; TJN-AISBL) has member organisations and individual member and supporters worldwide (Europe, incl. non-EU countries, Africa, Asia, Latin America, Australia, Canada, and the USA). GATJ-E represents all European members and supporters.


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 8,000
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 8,000
- donations: 0
- contributions from members: 8,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

GATJ-E is entirely financed by membership contributions, which are used to finance secretarial services provided by Stichting Oikos in the Netherlands. Its board, the European Steering Committee, operates on a voluntary basis.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.