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Jackpot! Bookies avoid £1bn tax

Big gambling firms are using tax havens – and Treasury still hasn't closed loophole

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£100 fine for a late return even if no tax due

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The change could push families to breaking point

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Less-generous system could hit poorer households, reports Neasa MacErlean.

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Thankfully, there wasn't a pasty or caravan tax in sight in last week's Autumn Statement. Instead, what we had was a tale of pretty unremitting misery, particularly if you are in danger of breaching the 40p income tax band.

People power is making multinationals like Starbucks pay up

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Tax-avoidance schemes are being used by firms from Amazon to Google which deprive the British coffers of hundreds of millions of pounds. Sarah Morrison reports on what the Government plans to do about it

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After the Autumn Statement, what next?

Act now, says Simon Read, or miss out on Osborne’s largesse

Premier League football clubs only paid £3m in corporation tax last year, despite turning over £2.2bn a year

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Britain's Premier League football clubs are awash with money. They pay star players £250,000 a week, and turn over £2.2bn a year. Yet records show they paid only £3m in corporation tax last year

The secret of Amazon’s low tax bill is it books most of its UK sales at its subsidiary in Luxembourg

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Online retailer forced to reveal full extent of its tax avoidance policies by Public Accounts Committee

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Taxman claws back record £21bn

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Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg maintains that his website is not motivated primarily by money

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