Archive | February, 2015

Paying and Praying – Morality and Taxation

  My children have attended the local state primary school in London which is a church school. It became clear early on that there were a limited number of local children at the school because a large proportion of places are allocated based on church attendance in the parish rather than residence therein. One of […]

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The consumerisation of fiscal politics

Recently I’ve been struck recently by how western politics is becoming more like a consumer activity. In part, this is conditioned by watching the UK election process, but it is also reflected more widely and strangely in the unfolding Euro crisis. More and more we see voters with the expectation that they should have a […]

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“Wise birds don’t tweet” – or twitter

  I had a very interesting conversation with a Swiss professor which led me to rethink how we have got to where we are on social media, tax transparency and politics  and some related issues. We talked about the genesis of transparency as an issue in tax over the period from the  1980s until now. […]

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Unfortunately, I’m going to have to introduce the following to my blog: © Chris Lenon and www.green-tax.co.uk  2014-2015. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Chris Lenon and www.green-tax.co.uk […]

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