RBS chief Stephen Hester says banks should pay higher taxes
Stephen Hester concedes there is a good case for banks paying higher taxes as financial institutions continue to be propped up by the government
The Royal Bank of Scotland’s most senior executive has admitted banks should
pay more in tax after being saved from the threat of collapse with government
Stephen Hester acknowleded that banking giants were still in the debt of
taxpayers as the UK government still held an 83% interest in
the Daily Herald reported.
“That there should be a bit of extra taxation seems to be pretty hard to
resist,” Hester said.