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H.M.R.C. not fit for purpose.

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On 13 Feb 2015 at 6:19pm Oh Lord.How many more? wrote:
Multi millionaire businessman Lord Bloomfield did not pay any tax for 24 years.he claimed he had no income.H.M.R.C. did not prosecute.Tory party donor perhaps?
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On 13 Feb 2015 at 6:35pm Andrea. wrote:
This is sooooooo boring.Who cares.
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On 13 Feb 2015 at 6:41pm old boris wrote:
I good call Andrea, it is boring
It's time we got back to posting stories about what we're really interested in -benefit scroungers.
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On 13 Feb 2015 at 7:08pm Old Doris wrote:
Yes and pink buses and Milliband eating bacon sandwiches.Haw Haw Haw.Who cares about tax fiddlers robbing us blind ,not me!
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On 13 Feb 2015 at 7:20pm paul maskinback wrote:
Yes let's keep focusing on benefit scroungers and dodgy builders and let the real crime pass on by!!
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On 14 Feb 2015 at 8:30am bastian wrote:
I would say we've finally found something that unites us all for a change. this has nothing to do with which politcal party you follow, it is to do with our united indignance.
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On 14 Feb 2015 at 10:55am Mark wrote:
Unless, of course, you believe that all of our history is based on an economic struggle between two particular groups.
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On 14 Feb 2015 at 12:34pm bastian wrote:
It is, but the anger at tax avoidence on this scale has appalled all the posters on here and that is a first. Which means we are all decendants of [not] norman ruling elite or their capiatalist copy cat businessmen.
We are the agrieved.
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On 14 Feb 2015 at 4:44pm Peasant wrote:
... whether or not we can spell it.
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On 14 Feb 2015 at 7:13pm Nige Falange wrote:
Vote UKIP
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On 15 Feb 2015 at 12:26am Speller wrote:
Bastian
Two things - indignation (not indignance) and aggrieved (not agrieved). Apart from that I agree with everything you say
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On 15 Feb 2015 at 7:33am Er, Just one thing wrote:
Speller, indignance is acceptable according to the online Collins Dictionary.
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On 15 Feb 2015 at 8:10am bastian wrote:
Let's not wasted time on mispelled words, it halts communication, you all understood the meaning even if the spelling was errant.
Today the HSBC bank has written an apology in the Sunday newspapers, this a is a modern phenmonan (who cares if the spelling is right)-it is now custom to do as you please outside the understood laws of the land and then act contrite in an official manner, thus absolving your wrong doing. If you are from the lower ordres, you will just go to prison and that is that, even if you do apologise in court.
One rule for the rich and another for the poor-we all thought we'd won that battle years ago, but no, it's back with avengance!
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On 15 Feb 2015 at 8:52am Normdeplume wrote:
Good point well made bastian. In truth the battle was never won . The most brilliant political stroke was played by Mrs. T - buying working class votes with the RTB scheme .
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On 15 Feb 2015 at 10:04am Taxpayer wrote:
I am looking forward to an article in the Sussex Express showing Norman Baker proudly unveiling his new 'no tax avoidance' signs to be erected in key positions between the 'no verge parking', and 'this way to Victoria Hospital' signs. Problem solved.
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On 15 Feb 2015 at 7:53pm Clifford wrote:
bastian wrote: 'One rule for the rich and another for the poor-we all thought we'd won that battle years ago, but no, it's back with avengance!'

No, we never actually won that battle because the rich right the rules for the rich. But there was a period between, say, 1945 and 1979 when they were a bit nervous of us. No longer.
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On 15 Feb 2015 at 9:23pm Ex Lib Dem Voter wrote:
and it is a little surprising, that the Lib Dems have been giving them a hand. I'm ashamed that I helped put them in that position.
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On 16 Feb 2015 at 12:48pm Merlin Milner wrote:
Labour did eff all for 17 years, so a bit rich for Balls et al to suddenly say they would do something, especially since the HSBC stuff happened during their watch. This government has done a bit but much more could have and should be done. However the tax system needs to be thoroughly re-examined and simplified to reduce the industry that makes money out of advising on avoiding tax, that allows immoral avoidance to be acceptable (Mr Carr etc.).
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On 16 Feb 2015 at 10:13pm Glib Dems are toast wrote:
You and the rest of your smarmy collaborators are toast Merlin,dry toast.
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On 18 Feb 2015 at 11:27am Merlin Milner wrote:
What a nice person you are.
I was trying to explain that it all needs sorting out irrespective of parties. Not much happened in decades and that is the problem. ALL parties are responsible. I am just effed with all of it.


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