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23 August 2017
Tech giant Amazon paid 50% less tax in the UK this year compared to last year despite the company's turnover rising by 54%
3 May 2017
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell is promising to reverse cuts to corporation tax and capital gains tax
6 July 2016
George Osborne announced on 4 July that he would cut corporation tax by a quarter, bringing it from 20% down to just 15%. This new rate will be among the lowest in Europe, pushing forward Osborne's plan to make the UK a global tax haven.
13 April 2016
Not only can't we trust the Tories to tell the truth about their taxation, we can't trust them to run the country in the interests of anyone other than the richest 1%
6 April 2016
International taxi firm Uber is registered in a tax haven. And Facebook could spend years not paying UK corporation tax, due to £21 million of deferred tax relief.
5 April 2016
Anonymous shell companies, foundations and trusts revealed in the 'Panama Papers' have been likened to "getaway cars" for the high-end criminal. You load up the swag and put your foot down. On second thoughts, drive as slowly as you like - the cops are in on it.
30 March 2016
Capitalists anxious about anger against inequality are urging reforms to assuage bitter workers
30 March 2016
Tax avoidance has been in the headlines lately, provoking renewed calls to tax the rich and big business
9 March 2016
Chancellor George Osborne's tax cuts have cost the Treasury £2.4 billion. No surprise there, you might think. But he claimed the reduction had actually increased takings by £8 billion!
3 February 2016
Words alone won't get rid of the bedroom tax. "I'm registered disabled - will I still have to pay bedroom tax?... Is the bedroom tax illegal, now?"... "Has the bedroom tax been stopped?", writes Cathy Meadows, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Scrap the Bedroom Tax, Defend Council Tax Benefits campaign.
3 February 2016
We all know the score. Put your hand in the till at work, you're gonna get sacked. Snatch someone's purse or wallet and you'll likely have the police after you. Hold up a bank and you'll get 15 years
27 January 2016
Search engine and advertising giant Google has agreed to pay £130 million in ten years of back taxes. This is a derisory sum considering Google recorded sales in Britain for 2014 alone of £4.5 billion.
25 November 2015
Featured letter - 'Tory trash': I have spoken to other members of my Socialist Party branch and they agree that my recent efforts to oppose the tax credit cuts could do with some exposure in our paper.
22 April 2015
In what may not be the most shocking news, a frank admission has exposed the Con-Dem government's reported 'crackdown' on tax avoidance as being nothing more than posturing
12 November 2014
More shocking revelations about tax avoidance by giant corporations have just been revealed
22 September 2014
The cost of tax evasion to the economy spiralled to more than £80 billion last year, according to new figures for the Public and Commercial Services union
18 June 2014
Where's our recovery?: Francis Bacon, the 17th century philosopher, said that money was like muck - no good unless it is spread evenly
23 April 2014
Coffee dregs: Starbucks, notorious in the UK for tax dodging, surprisingly announced it was relocating its European headquarters from the Netherlands to Britain
12 February 2014
Robbing us blind: What do you do to people who've screwed up the economy? That's right, you give them over £80 billion in bonuses!
4 December 2013
Robbery not recovery: When government ministers trumpet an economic recovery they must be referring to the amassed fortunes of the super-rich rather than the other 99%
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