Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Amazon UK Gets Shouted At For Paying Too Much Tax

This is an interesting little reversal of the normal course of events. Amazon UK is being shouted at by the usuals for organising to...

If Only The Guardian Used Someone Who Understood Tax To Write...

Here's a very useful example of what's wrong with much of the shouting about economics, tax and the world over to the left of...

Vince Cable Spouts Drivel

Sadly, we should in fact expect better from Vince Cable than this. He was professionally trained as an economist after all, actually worked as...

Laffer Curve Spotted In The Wild – Stamp Duty Rises Produce...

One of the more contentious economic assertions is that of the Laffer Curve. The idea that tax rates can be so high that they...

BBC Tax Dodgers – If Only The Times Read Its Own...

It's amusing how slowly it is that public understanding of a matter moves along. Take this story about BBC presenters dodging taxes by using...

Julian Richer Simply Doesn’t Understand Tax – Despite His New Taxwatch...

I do always find it so amusing when people start whining about the tax system in the UK. Because it is within those whines...

The BBC and Tax Dodging – How the Conversation Changes

An interesting little tale about how the conversation changes upon a subject in the media. We'll not claim all of the credit here, but...

An Interesting Tax Dodge From Riverford Here

A story that provides us with an interesting little question. Is this a tax dodge or not? For a multi-millionaire sets up the sale...

The Fair Tax Mark – Just What Is Tax Abuse Then?

We mentioned a couple of days ago that Timpson's has been awarded - bought might be a better description really - the Fair Tax...

Amazingly, Economics Works – Below Market Prices Produce Shortages And Queues

We should add the housing charity Shelter to the list of dunderheads failing to understand the most basic things about our universe. If you...