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Goldman Sachs pays £4.1m tax on £1.9bn profit

Wall Street giant attacked for deferring 99 per cent of its tax bill

Former Shell chief joins attacks on Government tax relief cap

The City grandee Sir Mark Moody-Stuart has joined the argument over the Government's plans to cap tax relief on charitable donations. He warned the so-called charity tax will hit current donation levels.

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Vince Cable, Business Secretary: 'I fully support the need to clamp down on tax avoidance, but this must be separated from charitable giving'

Treasury says tax cap on giving won't hurt charities

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Ministers' anger at charity tax could force George Osborne to back down

George Osborne may soften the blow to charities of his plan to cap tax relief on donations amid a growing backlash from philanthropists, Cabinet ministers and senior Tory MPs.

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The basic state pension could be taxed at source under a proposal that would fuel the pensioners' revolt against the "granny tax" announced in last month's Budget.

Poorer families face £3,000 tax bombshell

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Julian Knight: 'Granny tax' trick will prove to be a dead rabbit

Osborne's magician's flourish will haunt Tory MPs forced to justify the personal allowance change

Paul Smith, 86, a retired headteacher in Cheltenham

Osborne has 'robbed the old to fund tax cuts for the wealthy'

Four million elderly people will be £83 a year worse off as Chancellor unveils 'granny tax'

Tax-free £10,000 earnings likely 'within two years'

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Sir Mick Jagger used an off-shore company to buy property

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