Musicians demand sports star tax breaks

Source: Stock.XCHNG
15

Leaders of the UK’s tops orchestras and musicians’ groups have called on the government to relax the “aggressive tax regime” visiting foreign musicians face, in line with the tax break elite athletes have been granted for special sporting events.

In a letter to The Telegraph, the group said their major cultural events and festivals were no less relevant than the Champions League Final or the London Athletics Grand Prix.

The letter reads...

Please Login or Register to read the full article

The full article is available to registered AccountingWEB.co.uk members only. To read the rest of this article you’ll need to login or register. Registration is FREE and allows you to view all content, ask questions, comment and much more.

Robert Lovell
Managing Editor
AccountingWEB.co.uk
Share this content

Replies

Please login or register to join the discussion.

avatar
09th May 2013 14:48

Leaders of the UK’s tops orchestras and musicians’ groups have c

Now that HMRC via Mr Gauke has introduced the morality card into the mix in deciding what is and what is not liable to tax how can such an exemption be justified? Are we or are we not all in the same leaky boat? If the Treasury are serious about enforcing universal Compliance with our Tax and Benefit Laws then it should be the same level of Compliance for all without exception. Once one group is granted special treatment then it undermines the whole whole concept of the publics voluntary participation in both the collection and payment of tax or have the powers that be lost their Moral Compass and replaced it with a Weather Vane?   

Thanks (3)
avatar
17th Mar 2015 15:53

.

Thanks (2)
avatar
By ds
13th May 2013 11:55

Madness

You really couldn't make it up, it seems like NuLabour are still in charge then ?

 

Can it be right that Osborne can hand out tax exemptions to whoever he likes ?

 

The ship is still sinking...

Thanks (1)
avatar
17th Mar 2015 15:54

.

Thanks (0)
avatar
30th Apr 2015 07:44

Superbly written article, if only all bloggers offered the same content as you, the internet would be a far better place..
childhoodbliss.com/unblocked-music

Thanks (0)
avatar
07th May 2015 12:39

I am happy to find your distinguished way of writing the post. Now you make it easy for me to understand and implement the concept. Thank you for the post.
ultrasound technician salary

Thanks (0)
avatar
09th May 2015 08:42

Thanks for every other informative site. The place else may just I get that kind of information written in such an ideal means? I have a venture that I’m just now operating on, and I have been on the look out for such information.
autobinarysignals

Thanks (0)
avatar
10th May 2015 07:06

I love the way you write and share your niche! Very interesting and different! Keep it coming!
where can i sell stuff online for free

Thanks (0)
avatar
11th May 2015 08:28

Your blog provided us with valuable information to work with. Each & every tips of your post are awesome. Thanks a lot for sharing. Keep blogging..
Follow Us on Google Plus

Thanks (0)
avatar
12th May 2015 01:49

I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.
Loans

Thanks (0)
avatar
13th May 2015 11:09

Pretty good post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts. Any way I'll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon. Big thanks for the useful info.
Estate Litigation

Thanks (0)
avatar
13th May 2015 16:51

All the contents you mentioned in post is too good and can be very useful. I will keep it in mind, thanks for sharing the information keep updating, looking forward for more posts.Thanks
TheOfficialWebsite

Thanks (0)
avatar
13th May 2015 18:44

Nice to be visiting your blog again, it has been months for me. Well this article that i've been waited for so long. I need this article to complete my assignment in the college, and it has same topic with your article. Thanks, great share.
ways to control and lower high blood pressure without medication

Thanks (0)
avatar
By duct_c
24th Jul 2015 14:27

how does a home warranty work

Thanks for this great post, i find it very interesting and very well thought out and put together. I look forward to reading your work in the future

how does a home warranty work , american home warranty review , home warranty companies arizona

Thanks (0)
avatar
By duct_c
27th Aug 2015 12:28

dr horton home warranty
Such a very useful article. Very interesting to read this article.
lennar home warranty
home warranty of america promotion code
dr horton home warranty

Thanks (0)