McDonald’s And Luxembourg – EU Says Paying No Tax Is Legal

The European Union has announced the result of its investigation into McDonald's and the deal the company had with Luxembourg. All entirely legal they...

OBR – We Can’t Afford The Welfare State We’ve Already Got

The Office for Budget Reponsibility - what a name, eh, proof perfect that those who spend the money aren't responsible with it - has...

If Higher Taxes Are Necessary To Fund Government Then There’s No...

The IFS tells us that higher taxes will be necessary if we're to end this unceasing austerity the public finances are all suffering from....

Timpson’s Gains The Fair Tax Mark

Timpson's has just been awarded the Fair Tax Mark. Which gives us a lovely example of quite what the Fair Tax Mark will actually...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Of Course Not All Indian Money In Swiss Banks Is Tax...

This isn't quite how Piyush Goyal has put the point but it is what he means - of course not all Indian source money...

Fair And Free Trade – Alberta Told To Stop Subsidising Brewers

It does come as something of a surprise to find that Canada has more than two brewers - Molson and Labatts - but that's...