I have made a mistake. Both in the magazine, and below, we say that Peter Shilton won his tax battle with the Inland Revenue. Alas not. I’m told he lost in the Lords, so before anyone goes out and pays their employees huge fees when they leave the company, you might want to double check the rules first.
And before anyone else says it, yes, TS did have a go at someone for making a similar mistake on the back page this week.
I should also clarify. Suggestions for notable celebrity tax cases detailed below came from John Whiting of PwC. The mistakes all come from me.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The UK tax gap fell in 2014-15 to its lowest-ever level of 6.5%, revealed official statistics published today
Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states