The true price of paradise
The so-called Paradise Papers have highlighted the use of far-flung remnants of the British Empire as tax havens. The bargain tax rates are looking in…
We’ll all pay a price for these leaks
Leaks such as the Paradise Papers reveal something very worrying, says Matthew Lynn. And it's not about those who have been caught up in the scandal.
Don't chase the super-rich for tax, just simplify the system
It might seem fair for HMRC to chase the super-rich. But if the tax system were simpler, they might be less inclined to go looking for loopholes.
The big government threat to big corporations – and small states
Apple's potential €13bn tax bill should sound a warning to investors, says John Stepek. Governments have finally worked out how to raid big multinatio…
Politicians’ tax returns: who pays what
The country’s most high-profile politicians have been falling over themselves to show off their earnings and the amount of tax they paid. Here’s who g…
Time to duck: ‘government by headline’ is back
David Cameron's dilemma over the Panama Papers is a symptom of our flawed tax regime. But it's what we're stuck with, says John Stepek. And it's going…