Labour is willing to talk about tax avoidance but also tax evasion. For too long politicians have ducked the issue.
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A top hedge fund guru whose tax affairs have been scrutinised in the past has given £1.5 million to the Conservative Party, new figures from the Electoral Commission can reveal.
We should be a lot angrier about the antics of people like Gary Barlow than about purported benefit fraud.
The chancellor’s record on tax avoidance suggests this is yet another PR exercise, writes James Bloodworth.
Last year Mo Farah was calling on the chancellor to crack down on tax avoidance. Now he want to be a tax exile.
Pharmacy chain Alliance Boots has been accused of “fleecing Britain” as a report out today reveals that the company has avoided over a billion pounds in tax in the past six years.
Wealthy private equity firms are planning to use the government’s new ‘employee shareholder’ policy to avoid paying tax on their shares, according to legal experts.
One of the coalition’s tax advisers has resigned after being secretly filmed offering tips on how to keep money “out of the chancellor’s grubby mitts”.
Why are we asking the British tax havens to reform themselves when the Foreign Office says we can impose new law on them?
I was rummaging through various links today and came to the UK Foreign Office White Paper on the Overseas Territories published in June 2012. This contains, on page 14, the following interesting statement in a section headed ‘Our Constitutional Relationship’.
Has anyone else woken up this morning with a G8 hang-over? Maybe it’s just me? Maybe I drank too much of the Kool-aid but weren’t we expecting a bit better than this?