Labour would stop tax avoidance – Tories are encouraging it

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John McDonnell has the right idea.

John McDonnell says Labour would hire hundreds more tax inspectors to claw £36 billion a year back from avoidance.

And he believes that figure could go even higher, taking into account schemes used by firms such as Apple, Starbucks, Amazon and Google to beat tax rules.

These international businesses lawfully use complex structures to shift taxable income from the UK to other overseas operations.

HMRC is replacing 170 offices across the UK with 13 larger regional centres to save £83million.

The shake-up means that 5,000 staff unable to relocate are expected to be lost.

Source: Labour to hire army of tax inspectors to claw £36BILLION a year back from dodgers

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5 thoughts on “Labour would stop tax avoidance – Tories are encouraging it

  1. hugosmum70

    well, if/when labour do get in that should solve SOME of the unemployment well as putting more back into our economy. cant be anything but good there.

  2. Ann Ford

    Tax avoidance should not be encouraged especially as these companies depend on our country’s infrastructure to carry out their business i.e., roads, rail and airports. No wonder we have such a huge national debt as this present government is not collecting the taxes from the rich.

  3. PJB

    The tories always take money from those who are the weakest in our society.
    We need rid of them now rather than later and before the destruction of our complete society.

  4. PJB

    Labour wouldn’t need to borrow because they have saved £ billions from all the cut backs and osterity con, oh look conservatives party starts with CON and that sums them up, CONservativs

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