TaxCorporate TaxBusiness leaders warn against tax increases

Business leaders warn against tax increases

Leading UK businessmen have issued stern warnings to Gordon Brown, advising him to avoid raising taxes.

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Sir Terry Leahy, Sir John Rose and Rod Eddington – the CEOs of Tesco, Rolls Royce and BA respectively – all warned Brown not to see business as an easy target for tax increases, reports The Times.

The business leaders said levying extra taxes on companies would compromise Britain’s leading international firms.

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