There is something indecent about the way some people who have made a lot of money through the skills and labour of others seek to minimise how much tax they pay. Taxation is not an evil to be avoided. It is the most effective means a society has to ensure that all its citizens live a good enough life.
|My thanks to Just Money Movement and Church Action for Tax Justice|
The Conservative donors who own the JCB digger company may be hit with a £500 million tax bill according to the Guardian.
HMRC has been investigating brothers Anthony and Mark Bamford’s extensive offshore business empire for over three years.
The Bamfords are alleged to have aggressively minimised the payment of UK taxes. HMRC may seek to recoup large sums of lost tax if the allegations are proven correct.
In September a Labour MP asked the Conservative Party if they would return £10 million donated to them by JCB.
JCB were also recently spotted at the Labour Party conference, exhibiting along with many