Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Ringer BS: Spending Cuts UK - The Thread (249* d) RE: BS: Spending Cuts UK - The Thread 29 Oct 10


So you do have some ISAs, then?

The whole purpose of ISAs is that no income tax or capital-gains tax is payable on them; they are therefore "artificial" in your sense. I'd have thought that someone who could say (with a straight face), "Registering a company in a tax haven should be re-categorised as tax evasion rather than tax avoidance, and punished accordingly. The same should goes for any artificial contrivance for avoiding tax, if the primary reason for setting it up is to get out of paying tax," would have put his spare cash in a taxable savings vehicle, since he obviously regards tax-paying as so virtuous an activity.

Myself, I think I am a better judge of where my money should be spent than is any politician. When someone takes my money against my wishes I regard it as no less objectionable if he happens to be "the government" than if he is a thief.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.