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Ei FIFA: Pay your taxes like the rest of us!


This petition ( is demanding that FIFA commit to "fair pay" by follow the pre-existing tax laws in the World Cup host countries that apply to international sports non-governmental organizations and their corporate partners.

Since Brazil was selected to host the FIFA World Cup in 2014, Brazilian taxpayers have emptied their pockets to prepare for the global soccer tournament. Meanwhile, FIFA - who stands to make up to $5 billion in profits from the World Cup - receives a comprehensive tax exemption.

The Brazilian people want to know: why should FIFA catch a break while the Brazilian people are left with underfunded public health and education sectors?

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