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Google: The moral case on tax avoidance is overwhelming…..

“From 2007 onwards, [Google] made £11.9bn worth of revenues in Britain, but gave the taxman only around £10m in corporation tax.” Stunning! http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/the-moral-case-on-tax-avoidance-is-overwhelming–and-we-all-know-google-wants-to-do-the-right-thing-8622565.html Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant EamonMcNicholas.com Advertisements

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German galleries block VAT increase

“A new law proposed by the European Commission would have lifted temporary cuts to the VAT on the sale of original works of art, causing it to rise from 7% to 19%, a move that is widely opposed by the … Continue reading

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France Mulls Reduced VAT For Online Press

“In France, the 19.6% standard rate of VAT is currently imposed on the online press industry, while a significantly reduced VAT rate of 2.1% is applied to the hard-copy press. The report advocates that the two rates be aligned and … Continue reading

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VAT cut ‘would create employment’

“Hundreds of thousands of jobs could be created if VAT was cut by 5%, according to a report by pub, restaurant and hotel firms.” “Jacques Borel, a French entrepreneur who has successfully campaigned for VAT reduction in hospitality across Europe, … Continue reading

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How to reduce inheritance tax

Thanks to The Guardian for this article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2013/feb/04/inheritance-tax-how-much-how-pay-reduce Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com

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Tax laws ‘influenced by big firms’

The government “only talks to those who have a self interest in reducing their tax contribution“, Margaret Hodge said. Is there anybody who doesn’t? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21229862 Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com

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