The Sunday newspapers have increased the pressure on Ken over his tax affairs:
- Ken owned 99% of a similar company twice prosecuted for non-payment of taxes.
- He has been reported to HMRC for using his current company to deduct from tax payable his election campaign expenses.
- His last company was involved in some fishy charity kickbacks.
- He called for 60% tax rate for those earning over £200,000 as he reduced his rate to 21% on £238,000 he made.
Left-wing tax-justice campaigner Richard Murphy thinks it would be better if Ken came clean
“Ken would help his case if he chose to file his accounts in full and put all the information into the public domain.”
He won’t, because he is Chic-Ken…