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31 July 2013updated 22 Oct 2020 3:55pm

“There is a sense that corporation tax is voluntary for some”

Business quote of the day.

By Raymond Doherty

“There is a sense that corporation tax is voluntary for some multinationals”
Lord MacGregor, chairman of the Economic Affairs Committee, which released its report today calling for an “urgent review” the UK’s corporate tax regime, greater parliamentary oversight of HMRC and stricter regulation of tax advisers.

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