The Paradise Papers Exposed: How the ultra wealthy secretly invest in offshore tax havens

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by Blue Eyes » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:53 pm

Karl wrote:I mean, the question is really loaded there. "I think people who dodge paying tax should think about the consequences and apologise." "EVEN OUR BELOVED QUEEN WHO YOU HATE LIKE YOU HATE THE ABSTRACT CONCEPT OF BRITAIN???" "...err, anyone who dodges tax should apologise..."

It may well have been loaded, but to deny he said that is bullshit isn't it? Anyone means anyone just like Brexit means Brexit. Oh, wait.

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by OrangeRakoon » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:56 pm

Siding with the office of Corbyn here.

The implication that he singled out the Queen as needing to apologise is incorrect

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by Blue Eyes » Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:57 pm

OrangeRakoon wrote:Siding with the office of Corbyn here.

The implication that he singled out the Queen as needing to apologise is incorrect

But she is doing the very thing that demands an apology.

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by OrangeRakoon » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:01 pm

Yes, and the headline "Corbyn says Queen should apologise" is technically correct*. But it's incredibly misleading.

*Arguably, especially given the response from the palace that the Queen had no knowledge and was no involved in the managing of her finances. "Anyone that is putting money into tax havens in order to avoid taxation in Britain," could refer to the owner of the money, or it could refer to the person (or people) managing that money.

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by Rex Kramer » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:25 pm

Yeah, I can't imagine Liz has a clue where her money is being put.

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by Irene Demova » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:34 pm

She doesn't need to apologise, she needs to be deposed

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by Moggy » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:38 pm

The Queen is the least of the problems.

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by Rex Kramer » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:49 pm

Moggy wrote:The Queen is the least of the problems.

Too right, those bastards from Mrs Brown's Boys need nailing first.

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by Moggy » Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:15 pm

Rex Kramer wrote:
Moggy wrote:The Queen is the least of the problems.

Too right, those bastards from Mrs Brown's Boys need nailing first.


:lol:

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by Knoyleo » Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:36 pm

The Queen should apologise, abolish the monarchy, and get a job doing guided tours of the palaces, then pay tax on that income and be strawberry floating happy about it.

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by Rex Kramer » Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:04 pm

Moggy wrote:
Rex Kramer wrote:
Moggy wrote:The Queen is the least of the problems.

Too right, those bastards from Mrs Brown's Boys need nailing first.


:lol:

Even though tax evasion might be the least of their crimes, it might be the thing that finally brings them down. Like Al Capone.

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by KK » Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:05 pm

BBC News wrote:Prince Charles campaigned to alter climate-change agreements without disclosing his private estate had an offshore financial interest in what he was promoting, BBC Panorama has found.

The Paradise Papers show the Duchy of Cornwall in 2007 secretly bought shares worth $113,500 in a Bermuda company that would benefit from a rule change.

The prince was a friend of a director of Sustainable Forestry Management Ltd.

The Duchy of Cornwall says he has no direct involvement in its investments.

A Clarence House spokesman said the Prince of Wales had "certainly never chosen to speak out on a topic simply because of a company that it may have invested in.

"In the case of climate change his views are well known, indeed he has been warning of the threat of global warming to our environment for over 30 years.

"Carbon markets are just one example that the prince has championed since the 1990s and which he continues to promote today."

'Conflict of interest'

He added Prince Charles was "free to offer thoughts and suggestions on a wide range of topics" and "cares deeply" about the issue of climate change but "it is for others to decide whether to take the advice".

Sir Alistair Graham, former chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, said Prince Charles's actions amounted to a serious conflict of interest.

He said: "There's a conflict of interest between his own investments of the Duchy of Cornwall and what he's trying to achieve publicly.

"And I think it's unfortunate that somebody of his importance, of his influence, becomes involved in such a serious conflict."

More at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41901175

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by Winckle » Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:26 pm

Republic now please.

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by Preezy » Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:54 pm

If the future king isn't allowed to rip off his own subjects then what's the point in anything.

With great power comes great investment opportunities.

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