Tag Archives: tax avoidance

Siggy Played For Time

In Iceland a PM who tried/ To use offshore bodies to hide/ The big stash of cash/ He kept through the crash/ Was rumbled, and so stepped aside./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/iceland-prime-minister-says-he-is-not-resigning-over-panama-papers-scandal-just-stepping-aside-for-a6970601.html In Iceland a PM who triedTo use offshore bodies to hideThe … Continue reading

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Family Fortunes

A tax-dodging fund named Blairmore/ Hides all of its money offshore./ The son of the founder/ Is now a propounder/ Of benefit cuts for the poor./// http://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/apr/04/panama-papers-david-cameron-father-tax-bahamas A tax-dodging fund named BlairmoreHides all of its money offshore.The son of the … Continue reading

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A Man, a pot – to Panama!

Some leaked Panamanian files/ Expose one or two of the wiles/ And ruses by which/ The terribly rich/ Avoid paying tax on their piles./// http://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/apr/03/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-panama-papers Some leaked Panamanian filesExpose one or two of the wilesAnd ruses by whichThe terribly richAvoid … Continue reading

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Wake Up, Smell the Lies

A tall skinny latte-type chain/ Implausibly tries to maintain/ That the money it makes/ On those coffees and shakes/ Results in no taxable gain. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20288077

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Tax Attacks

There once was a British PM/ Who decided he had to condemn/ The avoidance of tax/ But inherited stacks/ Which had minimal tax paid on them. /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18528082 http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2012/apr/20/cameron-family-tax-havens

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Carr Tax Down

There is quite a wealthy comedian/ Apparently rather a greedy ‘un/ Despite making cracks/ On avoidance of tax/ His dash to offshore was a speedy ‘un. /// http://www.channel4.com/news/jimmy-carrs-tax-avoidance-prompts-twitter-backlash

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