links for 2009-02-02
Trailer for the latest episode of the Beeb's investigative documentary series. John Sweeney and the Panorama team look into the tax havens used by the super-rich. Catch it tonight at 8.30pm on BBC1.
The Guardian kicks off a two week investigation into the extent of tax avoidance in major UK companies, with blogs, slideshows and interactive widgets aplenty. We feel we should point out though that the site's strapline: "The TUC's £12bn tax gap would pay for 300 new hospitals" actually refers to TUC estimations of tax avoidance in the top 700 companies – not to our own accounts!