Category Archives: GAAR

GAAR penalties and stretching analogies about electric fences…

I initially wrote this as a comment to Jolyon Maugham’s post on increased penalties for the GAAR. It got a bit long so I thought I’d just let the pingback suffice… Whilst I think there is a certain justice in … Continue reading

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Tax is state-sponsored theft is a reasonable view apparently

I had a bit of a read of the GAAR guidance yesterday and I was relatively unsurprised with what was in there. It seems straightforward to me, but there are a few areas of concern. The first is the attempt … Continue reading

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GAAR panel debate

I’ve read with interest a couple of opinions on the GAAR panel this week, mainly focusing on the make up of the interim panel. One of the opinions I read was from a certain tax enthusiast who was expressing dismay … Continue reading

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