Monthly Archives: November 2014

Tax, Morality and Reality

1. Introduction This piece was originally posted on Joylon Maugham’s blog (waitingfortax.com) on 13 November 2014. It is reproduced here with permission. The recent debate on tax in the UK has strayed into the murky area of questioning the relevance … Continue reading

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Are we evading ‘avoidance’ definitions?

Discourse is essential to fostering change. But discourse is not groups of people talking past each other; nor is it commentators using the same language, but according words differing interpretations to suit their argument. For discourse to foster change, it … Continue reading

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Tax, Morality and Reality

The recent debate on tax in the UK has strayed into the murky area of questioning the relevance of morality. Chair of the Public Accounts Committee Margaret Hodge has stated that exploiting the complexity of tax law to reduce tax … Continue reading

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