Yes, its all very funny, but now its time for the money
November 2, 2012 8:48 AM Subscribe
"The head of HM Revenue and Customs
posted by marienbad (27 comments total)
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is to be grilled by MPs over revelations hundreds of tax evaders are to avoid prosecution and being named publicly after striking immunity deals with the taxman."
"Some 6,000 people were named on a list of secret account holders handed over two and a half years ago by Christine Largarde, who was then the French Finance Minister. She is now head of the International Monetary Fund.
But just one person has so far been convicted, with HMRC instead doing deals which recovers some of the tax owed but allows almost all of the tax avoiders to keep their identities secret."
Meanwhile, Costas Vaxevanis says: rich "untouchable"
And the Guardian has a list of tax-avoiding companies
and the cost to HMRC.
Hilariously, the first link on Google was this company
(The title is what Ian Hislop said on Have I Got News For You in regard to Starbucks, Amazon, Vodaphone, Tesco etc etc)