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Jimmy Carr

Accountants have not typically fared well in comedy. Monty Python famously lampooned Michael Palin’s feeble chartered accountant’s lion taming aspirations.


Comedian Jimmy Carr is to pay a £500,000 tax bill to HMRC after he stopped using the controversial K2 tax avoidance scheme.


A Jersey-based tax avoidance scheme reportedly used by comedian Jimmy Carr has sparked further debate about the difference between unethical tax avoidance and legitimate tax planning.