Panorama: The Truth About Tax – tonight on BBC1

The BBC’s Panorama programme tonight is on tax avoidance – tune in from 8.30pm on BBC1 or catch up on BBC iPlayer.

Richard Murphy (who features in the programme) noted in his blog that the pre-programme publicity features a “major new tax avoidance story”, the documentation for which he saw some time ago.

Click here to read Murphy’s blog on the TV show.

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"A race to the bottom"

Paul Scholes |
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I agree Paul

ShirleyM |
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Look closer at home

Bob Harper |
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Hmm ... dare I comment?

Hansa |
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Nostalgia is not what it was

runningmate |
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Change the system

tomad7 |

It's all about incentives, even perverse incentives

frustratedwithhmrc |
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Missed the point?

Jimess |

Yes, and it worked

TomMcClelland |
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Perhaps missing another point...

frustratedwithhmrc |
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I'm not sure a comparison should be made...

Steve Kesby |
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Succinctly put!

Hansa |
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Uniform tax rate

Peter Bonetti |

Accountancy - explained in a sentence

runningmate |
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@ Steve Kesby

Jimess |

Moving to Belgium...don't count me in...

frustratedwithhmrc |
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@Jim

Steve Kesby |
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Hansa

Paul Scholes |
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Well said, Paul

andy.partridge |
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Employment costs instead of corp tax???

ShirleyM |
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Capitalism & commerce

Paul Scholes |
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An excellent idea...

frustratedwithhmrc |
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interesting program last night...

justsotax |

Belgium

Jimess |

@ paul scholes

v k ratliff |

betrayal

david5541 |

Perverse incentive

mikewhit |

@mikewhit

ShirleyM |
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Ethical Business

Paul Scholes |
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Better later than never ...

Hansa |
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True - it isn't illegal

ShirleyM |
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Apples & Pears

Hansa |
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Indeed @Hansa

ShirleyM |
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Introduction of Flat Taxes also mean tough enforcement...

frustratedwithhmrc |
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Jail?

davidwinch |
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There will always be avoidance

ShirleyM |
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What does "morally due" mean?

Hansa |
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Back to the same old !!!!

ShirleyM |
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Not particularly

Hansa |
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??

ShirleyM |
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and the preceding words?

Hansa |
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No, I didn't misread your post!

Hansa |
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Lol - a grammar lesson

ShirleyM |
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Thin end of wedge ?

mikewhit |

Actually, I'd prefer true flat rate but ...

Hansa |
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Negative?

petersaxton |
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My views

petersaxton |
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the Baltic States and Hong Kong have landvaluetax too

androo235 |