Tax Dodging Bosses in the Dock

UK Uncut, known for it’s high-profile protests against tax-dodging business, has won the right to challenge a deal between HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and Goldman Sachs which let the investment bank avoid paying £20m in tax. A judge said the group had an ‘arguable case’ which should go to a full judicial review hearing…. [Continue Reading]

Morally wrong?

David Cameron faced a furious backlash for refusing to condemn the tax affairs of his rich pals while attacking Jimmy Carr. The PM was silent on cronies such as father-in-law Lord Astor and donor Lord Ashcroft who have used tax havens. Labour’s John Mann said: “Are they morally wrong too?. Carr apologised. Against a backdrop… [Continue Reading]