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Both sides know that the top rate of income tax is mainly symbolic

Coca-Cola have said that they will decline tax exemptions

Sponsors urged to waive Olympic tax breaks worth tens of millions

After McDonald's and Coca-Cola bow to online pressure, campaigners insist others must follow

BBC to review pay procedures

The BBC is to review the way hundreds of TV and radio presenters are paid after hearing claims at least one was “bullied” into staying off the payroll and told it would help him dodge the taxman.

'Should my teenage son be reporting his income to the tax office?'

Potential employer seems over-zealous in expecting 15-year-old to produce a P60 for babysitting and carwashing

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Treasury borrowing fails to contract

Chancellor George Osborne faces a fresh borrowing headache this week as the impact of Britain's double-dip recession wreaks havoc on the public finances.

Jimmy Carr is 'morally wrong' on tax, says David Cameron

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A slump in bankers' bonuses blew a £550m hole in the Treasury's income tax take last month, official figures showed yesterday.

Bankers' falling bonuses blow £550m hole in Osborne's targets

A slump in bankers' bonuses blew a £550m hole in the Treasury's income tax take last month, official figures showed yesterday.

George Osborne told to help pensioners

Pensioners and savers who have been hit by the Bank of England's policy of "quantitative easing" should be helped by the Government, MPs say today. The Treasury select committee warns that by effectively printing £325bn of new money, pensioners in particular have lost out, with reduced returns on annuities that provide their incomes.

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