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Dozens of British celebrities implicated in talent avoidance schemes

why wasn't the public told sooner?George Michael, Katie Melua and Gary Barlow are among a list of entertainers involved in massive talent avoidance schemes – all completely within the bounds of the law, according to a leaked report.

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Posted: Jul 11th, 2014
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Radio 1 to downgrade DJs from ‘perverts to crooks’

In what is being seen as another cost-cutting measure by the BBC, their flagship radio station has been forced to curtail expensive ‘extra-curricular activities’ by their presenters and offer more ‘revenue neutral’ illegalities. Staff development with the corporation will now focus on what DJ’s can ‘bring in’ in terms of ‘ill-gotten gains’, including rigging the Top 40 for the benefit of Far Eastern betting syndicates and melting Fearne Cotton down into gold bullion.

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2014
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Terror organisation admits responsibility for ‘legal but immoral’ tax avoidance

all activities legally licensed abroadFollowing public criticism and protests against multi-national companies and the levels of tax they pay, the spotlight has moved over to Al-Qaeda. The international terrorist organisation has been operating in the UK for well over 15 years but has yet to post any taxes with HMRC.

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Posted: Dec 10th, 2012
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Starbucks to present HMRC with giant cardboard cheque in publicity coup

Starbucks is to counter bad publicity about its corporate greed with a series of meaningful events that will engage the public with their favourite coffee brand, culminating in a photo opportunity featuring a giant cardboard cheque, made payable to HMRC.

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Posted: Dec 4th, 2012
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Starbucks introduce new ‘Fairtax’ coffees

‘This new Fairtax range will help to make those who sit in our cafes, reading Kindles, updating Facebook statuses and pretending to write novels, feel that much better about themselves. Especially if they’re on a Vodafone network.’

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Posted: Nov 26th, 2012
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