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EU and Special Sweetheart Tax Deals

The European Commission President, Mr Junker, is under pressure from some quarters to explain his alleged role in facilitating multi-national tax avoidance while Luxembourg prime minister. Critics claim that while Luxembourg PM he helped give special sweetheart tax deals to … 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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Fair Tax Mark Awarded to Lush Cosmetics

The Fair Tax Mark organisation have given an award to Lush Cosmetics, a high street cosmetics chain (Lush even has its own fair and open company tax policy published on its website). The idea behind the Fair Tax Mark is … Continue reading

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Labour Tax Row About Boots Using Labour Tax Laws

There is a standard ploy and two ironies in the Labour tax attack on the Boots Company over its boss, Stefano Pessina, expressing his opinion on how Labour would be a catastrophe. The standard ploy is Labour using personal attacks … Continue reading

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Business First Approach to Keeping Tax Simple

Lord Sugar, Alan Sugar of Amstrad and other business ventures, in an Irish press article gives a very sensible approach to staying away from the dubious tax avoidance schemes that are peddled about. These have caught out celebrities and many … Continue reading

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