Paying tax is an onerous duty and one we all wish we didn’t have to do.
Judging by recent newspaper headlines, it seems that if you are rich and famous tax avoidance is almost compulsory.
Whilst actual tax evasion is illegal (ie stashing it under your mattress), tax avoidance is not, it is simply the practice of being savvy with your money to limit the amount it can be taxed within the law.
In the final budget of the current parliament before all parties begin campaigning for the 2015 general election, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced a series of measures aimed at attracting public support.
The government, who introduced widespread austerity measures in 2010, has announced a budget for ‘comeback Britain.’
However, as with all annual financial statements, there will be winners and lo...