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BBC Tainted by HSBC Tax Scandal

The BBC has been criticised for its links to the HSBC tax avoidance scandal. The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee in London this week questioned the links of the head of the BBC Trust to HSBC. At the same time the … Continue reading

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BBC Caught Out by Links to Tax Avoidance

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in Parliament says the BBC sold its White City site to a consortium said to be using a tax avoidance scheme. The chair of the PAC was shocked that the BBC would sell a public … Continue reading

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Wheels Fall off Tax Scheme used by Chris Moyles

The ex-BBC star Chris Moyles used an artificial tax scheme designed to generate supposed losses in car dealing, which were then to then be claimed to reduce his tax bill. As a tax barrister I was not surprised the Tax … Continue reading

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Time to End Last Century Television Tax?

In the week the Royal Mail is being sold off the case for taxing people by a television licence fee to support the BBC is looking increasingly unfair. When the BBC was formed last century a radio licence tax made … Continue reading

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