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...

Why Is It That The Guardian’s Numbers Never Add Up?

Seasoned observers of the political scene will note that the Guardian's pages are packed the gunwhales with stories about how this or that family,...

How Lovely To Spot The Laffer Curve In The Wild –...

Around a certain sort of leftist mention of the Laffer Curve just brings a derisive snort. The sadness of that reaction being that it's...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...