Category Archives: Trains of thought from a train

More on tax, relativism and morality

I had an interesting, if disjointed, discussion with Richard Murphy on his blog regarding what appears to be his insistence that moral values are all relative and subjective. Essentially, he denies that any moral absolutes are possible. I find this … Continue reading

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Random Starbucks rant

I haven’t had too much time recently so I’ve not blogged… But I saw this a little while back: The Tax Dodgers “database”. Of course, I had to have a read… Reading through the Starbucks bit I saw the same … Continue reading

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Rule of law

If there’s any element of morality worth discussing with respect to tax avoidance, I think it needs to be done under the heading of ‘rule of law’. It’s something that was raised by Nigel Mills MP at this week’s House … Continue reading

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Tax avoidance, complexity and nihilism

I find the debate on tax avoidance quite interesting. Not so much for the substance of the debate, but the manner in which people debate it. I think there‚Äôs quite a disconnect when you see people who are livid about … Continue reading

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