Remember the 10p tax fiasco, or his 0% corporation tax rate for small companies? Both were simplifications or apparent giveaways that went badly wrong.
Oh, indeed. And who was it who wrote the canonical article about how to take advantage of this in a manner clearly not intended by Parliament nor within the spirit of the law?
Oh my, I believe it was Richard Murphy, the author of this very piece!
Now as we\’ve been told by the Great Man before the piece was written to show how appalling this potential abuse was so that it could be closed down.
Which is why said Great Man was using this very scheme himself for his own income up until at least the 2007 tax year.
\”Tax has been the elephant politicians have walked around for far too long. If the left wants to win next time they have to take the issue seriously now. That means, first, investing money in this issue; \”
Snigger. Looks like a job application to me. For who currently gets paid to write most of the papers on the left\’s potential methods of taxation? Who would end up collecting some portion of that greater investment?
Answers on a postcard to The Old Orchard, Downham Market please.