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Enemy Of The State

October 16, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Enemy Of The State

“We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” Said Sir Winston Churchill. And he was right. If an enemy of the state wanted to bring a nation to […]

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Berlusconi’s unfortunate spin of luck

September 12, 2013 11:45 am2 comments
Berlusconi’s unfortunate spin of luck

Italy. Let’s do a little Brainstorming: Pizza, spaghetti, Florence, the Pope, Dante, Pavarotti, Roman Empire, Berlusconi. Let’s stop here: Silvio Berlusconi. For the ones that ignore his existence, he was the former italian Prime minister, known mostly for his scandals than for his government policy, for his vices rather than […]

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Whose fault is Google’s tax bill?

May 21, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Whose fault is Google’s tax bill?

Google is the latest in a long line of companies that are being pariahed for their tax affairs. It’s not just big corporations that are being targeted either. Even the sometimes funny Jimmy Carr isn’t immune from this modern day witch hunt. Whilst most of the newspapers and many MPs […]

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Working For Free – A Symptom of A Societal Cancer

March 1, 2013 1:39 pm0 comments
Working For Free – A Symptom of A Societal Cancer

I recently wrote a blog on my website about the fact that so many actors, at various stages of their career, have to work for free. Since the courts decided that the Government’s Workfare programme was, to all extents and purposes, illegal, as there are more than a few slavery […]

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Will we ever see transparency in tax legislation?

November 18, 2012 6:13 pm0 comments
Will we ever see transparency in tax legislation?

Are our politicans just headline grabbers, do they ever mean big business to abide by the “rules” like everyone else, and are we ,the people, going to stand by and let capitalist culture defraud us? Will they ever support transparency in tax legislation (ie laws) and pay as they sell? […]

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