Tag Archives: tax evasion

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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Bayern Time

A football supremo who failed To cover his taxes was jailed ‘Your honour’, said Ulli ‘I’ll pay it off fully’ ‘Too late’, said the judge, ‘you been nailed!’* ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-26562558 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/444147200176947200 *Slightly tweaked from shorter Twitter version.

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Tory’s Tax Bombshell

Chancellor Osborne was shocked/ His world fundamentally rocked/ That the system is lax/ So the rich evade tax/ Remarks to be ruthlessly mocked. /// http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/economics-blog/2012/apr/10/george-osborne-regret-tax-shock-casablanca

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