Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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...

The Laffer Curve Applies To The American Welfare State As Well

As far as our best bet goes - this is from the Diamond and Saez paper - the peak of the Laffer Curve in...

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...

Is The Fair Tax Mark Really All It Seems?

An interesting series of questions about the Fair Tax Mark. Most interesting: The Unfair Tax Mark If you were a fake doctor, selling a fake remedy,...

You Know The Massive Tax Evasion Uncovered By The Luxembourg Leaks?

This is a useful - and amusing - thing to be reminded of. We are continually told that uncounted riches are stashed offshore, well...

Remarkably, Yes, The Tax Justice Network Are Fools – Or Trying...

The Tax Justice Network is one of these self-appointed groupuscules who think that if we all pay more tax then the world will become...

Congratulations To Scottish Labour – Today’s Egregiously Manipulated Political Statistics Award...

Quite the congratulations are due to the Labour Party north of the border. They've managed to egregiously manipulate a political statistic. Well, obviously, press...

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...

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...

Moody’s To India – Oil Excise Duty Changes Not A Good...

Moody's, the ratings agency, is telling India that cuts in oil excise duties aren't a good idea - not unless spending gets chopped too....