UK 19 June 2012 Jimmy Carr's accountant responds to allegations The Times has accused the comedian of avoiding tax Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up › BBC plans will hijack and homogenise local radio Jimmy Carr has been accused by the Times of avoiding tax. Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter. Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!