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.
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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?
The OECD says there are vast amounts offshore – and that can only be with the knowing assistance of the world’s big banks
The OECD issued a new report overnight for the G8. The subject is automatic information exchange – the theme of today’s G8 summit.
This table has just been published by the OECD and shows the “tax wedge” taken from employment earnings for all 34 OECD countries.
The latest report estimates fraud and error levels in the benefit system in Great Britain, published by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) today, found that benefit fraud accounts for just 0.7 per cent of the welfare budget.
The files released from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) may finally put faces to the offshore accounts scandal whose numbers are quite astounding.
A recent report by the Tax Justice Network found that the equivalent to the total combined GDP of U.S. and Japan is being hidden away by those rich enough to use offshore accounts.