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Posts Tagged: Tax Avoidance
Yet it would not quite be true to say that nothing has changed. The precedent that has now been set on publishing tax returns could do more harm than good.
He claims there is a “strong case” for the Prime Minister, Chancellor, and their Shadows to publish their returns, but not other Parliamentarians.
The Prime Minister’s decision to publish his tax return has big knock-on implications for his colleagues, and perhaps for himself too.
Chris Grayling: Labour’s attack on Cameron is an attack on all Conservatives – and on succcess itself
We have long believed that those who build wealth in our nation should be able to pass on the fruits of their work to their children and grandchildren.
“I think a lot of the criticisms are based on a fundamental misconception – that the company was set up to avoid tax.”
The Prime Minister appears to have done nothing wrong, though he has mishandled the Blairmore Holdings allegations. Here’s how Downing Street could do better.
Plus: The Government’s push to rig the EU referendum: guilty as charged. Cameron and tax: innocent until or unless proved otherwise. And: my shoulder freezes over.
The Panama leak is a boost for tax puritans – and for people like John McDonnell, who are even worse.
If there were a simple way for the exchequers of the world to get their hands on more money, you can be sure they’d have tried it by now.
The Welsh businesses which have banded together to exploit the tax advantages of multinationals could be pioneers for big society, small-government activism.
The amount of tax that goes uncollected would cover half of this year’s budget deficit.
A broader base, a lower rate, and an end to unfair and arcane exemptions would shift the burden from the middle class to the wealthiest whilst reducing avoidance.
“We work hard and innovatively in thr midfield while the Tories are at the goalnouth trying to claim all the credit.”
Iain Dale: I name Labour’s Shadow Cabinet members with business experience. They are…um…er…hang on a minute…
Plus: Rubbish in the Sun. Andy Carroll is out. A mystery Tory is in – with an au pair, at any rate. My controversial book on the NHS. And: Lord Fink is right.