Budget Day: what the papers say Osborne has in his red box

One-Minute Read
Wed 20 Mar, AT 10:13

Chancellor expected to help low-paid with rise in tax allowance – and drop corporation tax to boost business

US Congress

'Fiscal cliff' exposes muddle at the centre of American culture

Mon 31 Dec, AT 07:16
Charles Laurence

We tend to forget that the US Constitution was designed to create weak government – it's how Americans like it

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Multinational tax avoidance: it’s worse than we thought

Tue 4 Dec, AT 11:34

VAT avoidance over six years by Amazon and other multinationals could have paid for London Olympics

Kindle 2

EC removes Amazon tax advantage

One-Minute Read
Thu 25 Oct, AT 14:24

Luxembourg and France given one month to increase their rates of VAT on ebooks

Cash in hand row: David Gauke's priorities under fire

First Reaction
Tue 24 Jul, AT 15:27

Gauke might be right that paying cash to builders is 'morally wrong', but Bob Diamond did more harm than Bob the Builder

Christine Lagarde

IMF says UK should cut VAT and interest rates to weather euro shock

One-Minute Read
Tue 22 May, AT 14:37

International Monetary Fund backs austerity drive, but suggests 'temporary fiscal easing' might be appropriate

Jeff Bezos Amazon

How does Amazon minimise its tax payments?

Thu 5 Apr, AT 13:51

Filings show that despite sales of over £3.3 billion last year online retailer paid no UK corporation tax on profits

Shopping; high street; economy; recession

High street shoppers ‘go nuts’ in post-Xmas sales

Tue 4 Jan, AT 07:48

Business Digest: Retailers report huge business as shoppers hit sales ahead of new VAT increase