A Simple Question: Does The UK Government Know The Difference Between Tax Avoidance And Tax Evasion?

July 24, 2012

It’s nice to see the subject of tax being splashed all over the news papers and news reports yet again today! However once more it seems that those in charge are failing to understand the subject on which they are so keen to voice opinions. Treasury Minister David Gauke has declared that paying people “cash in hand” is morally wrong. No David, the act of handing over cash to pay for a product or service isn’t morally wrong, nor is it illegal. However, the tradesman/seller has 2 options with what to do with that cash.
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UK Mansion Tax Back On Agenda

January 24, 2012

Reports are coming out of the United Kingdom that the Liberal Democrats are pushing forward plans to tax “mansions” in the country, it has emerged that many expensive houses in the United Kingdom are owned by offshore companies.
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Why Did Harry Redknapp Use Monaco?

January 23, 2012

According to the prosecution Harry Redknapp used a bank account in Monaco to evade paying taxes on money he was paid as part of football transfers. The real question is why did he use Monaco and how come the ultra rich country isn’t scoffed at in the UK press in the same way as the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey whenever the notion of offshore crops up?
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Buying Property In The United Kingdom

September 5, 2008

Considering an investment in property? Investment in the UK property market has long since been believed to be an excellent return on your cash – as rental income has exceeded both inflation and nominal rates of interest and has proven a good long term investment as property prices have risen steadily over the years and still continue to rise.
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Papa Was A Rolling (Offshore) Stone

August 13, 2008

Did you know that some of the famous names in music and film use the benefits of offshore Companies and Trusts to reduce their income tax and protect their assets?
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