29 March 2017
The results are startling. While tax avoidance is at its lowest level ever, tax evasion and the hidden economy seem to be increasing inexorably, costing the UK £11.4bn a year.
17 May 2016
Contrary to much we’ve heard in the last week, not everyone who uses a 'tax haven structure' does so to evade tax or to conceal the proceeds of crime - as a recent court ruling has recognised. While the temptation to name and shame may be great, the irresponsible use of publicly available information risks driving both the guilty and the innocent to the dark side.
12 April 2016
With the publication of the tax returns of the Prime Minister, we have passed the point of no return when it comes to tax transparency. But in deciding who should be required to publish their tax information, where should the line be drawn?
09 March 2016
With the referendum on the UK’s EU membership now set for 23 June, the Chancellor is coming under increasing pressure not to rock the boat with more tax hikes on Budget Day.