FactCheck: benefits fraud vs tax evasion
Does this government deal with tax dodgers as robustly as benefits cheats? FactCheck finds out.
FactCheck: have we cracked down on tax dodgers?
David Cameron says his government has done more than any other to crack down on tax dodgers. But where’s the proof?
FactCheck update: another tax haven loophole
The government says Britain is putting its own house in order by getting UK-linked territories to crack down on tax evasion. But there is a notable exception, as FactCheck discovers…
FactCheck: have we really tamed the ‘tax havens’?
The government says it is taking “concrete action” to break Britain’s tax haven habit. But FactCheck finds that the devil is in the detail.
Tax evasion: the cracks in the latest crackdown
Another day, another so-called crackdown on Britain’s tax dodgers. But do the numbers stack up?
Tax avoidance: cracks in the offshore crackdown
The latest government promise to get tough with corporate tax dodgers raises more questions than it answers.
FactCheck: Why Danny Alexander won’t cure our tax haven habit
Why can’t we call the corporate bluff and exclude all companies who have a presence in a tax haven from public contracts?
FactCheck Q&A: Spotlight on the black economy
“What the government isn’t saying today is something many economists agree on: a black market in services produces benefits to the economy as well as costs.”