July 17th, 2012

Scrapbook Dodge Tax Questions

Political Scrapbook is gunning on the Beeb’s tax story this morning, going particularly hard on Paxo for apparently channelling his earnings through a service company. It’s an almost identical scheme to the one used by tax-dodger-in-chief Ken Livingstone, only for some reason Scrapbook didn’t mention it back before the election.

How odd…


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    tomdickandharry says:

    Correct me if I’m wrong – but isn’t the issue that Paxman changed his tax status while in the same job (in indication of tax avoidance), while Livingstone changed his tax status having changed his job (i.e. not being Mayor anymore)?

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    The Left says:

    Do as we say, not as we do peasant.

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  3. 3
    Timmy Tour says:

    Let me tell you how it will be

    Paxman

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  4. 4
    polarii says:

    I thought the government was meant to be encouraging such small and medium size enterprises?

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    Anonymous says:

    Everybody should have tax deducted at source! Individuals should then have to claim tax back from the government….With the current performance of HMRC some hope of rebates.g

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    yaks says:

    oi guidoo, your site don’t work on android. can’t scroll and no splchek!

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    keredybretsa says:

    Rich what gets the pleasure and the poor what gets kicked on the arse!

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Left on Left says:

The lefties are attacking because the panellist is a millionaire and lives in a London home worth upwards of two million. Someone had best tell them he’s called Ed Miliband.


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