Why Can't I Pay Tax Only On My Profits?

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King of Google Eric Schmidt has written in The Guardian about how unfair it is that people don’t think Google pay a fair share of taxes. He makes three pretty good points. Companies only pay tax on their profits. Politicians shouldn’t make laws with loopholes. International laws need harmonisation. I agree with his second two…

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Who Funds The TaxPayer's Alliance?

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One of the first rules of setting up a political lobby group is that you should have a name which defies opposition. Who in their right mind would be against “Citizens For Prosperity” or “The People’s Democratic Society” or “Ministry of Peace” – why only a violent Communist! That’s who! It is this spirit that…

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