Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fair Tax Mark and tax gap estimates

I cannot stress enough how relevant I think this post from Christie Malry is. When I looked at the original Fair Tax Mark methodology, which is now referred to as the “pilot study”, I had a good idea of what … Continue reading

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Fair Tax Mark or Discriminatory Tax Mark?

If two thirds of UK businesses receive only 6% of UK sales, would you describe a scheme that encourages consumers to discriminate arbitrarily against those businesses as ethical? For clarity, I do not believe that discrimination is intended by the … Continue reading

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Fair Tax Mark? I still don’t think so…

Methodology is key for any recognition of quality. For example, membership of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, entitling the individual to call themselves a Chartered Tax Adviser, is considered to be the “gold-standard” in professional qualifications in taxation. Its methodology … Continue reading

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