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Paradise not lost: Why tax avoidance is not immoral

Paradise not lost: Why tax avoidance is not immoral

Alex Roberts November 10, 2017 1

The “Paradise Papers” leak several days ago has got a number of celebrities in hot water with regards to certain investments in offshore schemes. Those involved include Lewis Hamilton, Bono, Lord Ashcroft and even

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Elite Hypocrisy on Tax Avoidance: Different Rules Apply

Elite Hypocrisy on Tax Avoidance: Different Rules Apply

Old Holborn April 14, 2016 2

This week has seen an explosion in something that affects us all: The dreaded tax on merely having the audacity to exist as a human being. Off-shore trusts have been plundered and gory details

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A Brief History Of Labour Tax Avoidance

A Brief History Of Labour Tax Avoidance

Lee Jenkins April 11, 2016 2

Labour want to turn the latest tax avoidance headlines into a moral issue – but they should get their own house in order first, writes Lee Jenkins. If the narrative of some is to

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Should We Allow Conscientious Objection to Military Taxation?

Should We Allow Conscientious Objection to Military Taxation?

Sam Woolfe January 29, 2014 1

Conscientious objection to military taxation (COMT) is a principle which says that citizens be entitled to insist that their taxes not be spent for military purposes. COMT is supposed to logically extend from the

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Tax Avoidance – your natural right

Tax Avoidance – your natural right

Olly Neville December 18, 2012 5

Richard Murphy has argued that tax avoidance isn’t legal because it exists in a grey area between laws. He claims that ‘There is no simple black and white dividing line between legal and illegal.

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Google is completely right to avoid tax.

Google is completely right to avoid tax.

Backbencher December 17, 2012 2

  Neil Wilson,   The fact that I regularly practice tax avoidance should make the average UK Uncut activist boil over with rage. According to the moral framework that these people live by, where

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Tax Is Theft

Tax Is Theft

Olly Neville November 12, 2012 19

What is theft? According to the 1968 Theft Act: 1.-(1) A person is guilty of theft, if he dishonestly appropriates property belonging to another with the intention of permanently depriving the other of it;

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