In obsessing over the mansion tax we risk ignoring the real issue.
Never mind trying to minimise your tax liability - it's surprisingly easy just to take yourself completely offshore and pay no tax at all, says Willard Foxton.
Coalition negotiations over the Autumn Statement are fraught but there is one wheeze that could help the Chancellor.
They'll become staff.
Stop weeping about the £600,000 you take home every year shrinking by a few thousand. It is offensive to the people who survive on a hundredth of that, says Alex Andreou.
Guardian Media Group has reported pre-tax losses of £75.6m in the last financial year.
The latest "crackdown" on tax avoidance is nothing of the sort.
Prostitutes have to pay tax on their earnings, so why isn't their business entitled to same protections as everyone else?
The Chancellor's plans will allow the vast majority of tax avoidance to continue uninterrupted.