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    DescriptionInvestigative journalist and former tax-inspector Richard Brooks charts how the UK has become a global tax haven that serves the super wealthy, all with the Government's help. Discover: * Why thousands of British state schools and NHS hospitals are owned by shell companies based in offshore tax havens * How British companies like Vodafone strongly influence tax laws * Why multinationals like Google and Starbucks can operate almost tax-free in the UK * How the taxman turns a blind eye to billions in illegally evaded tax in secret Swiss bank accounts * How footballers like Wayne Rooney use image rights companies to reduce their tax liability

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    The Great Tax Robbery
    How Britain Became a Tax Haven for Fat Cats and Big Business
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Brooks
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 146 mm
    Height: 225 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 374 g
    ISBN 13: 9781851689354
    ISBN 10: 1851689354

    BIC subject category V2: KFFD1
    BIC E4L: FIN
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.9
    BISAC V2.8: LAW068000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    DC23: 336.2060941
    Oneworld Publications
    Imprint name
    Oneworld Publications
    Publication date
    07 March 2013
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    Author Information
    Former tax-inspector Richard Brooks reports for Private Eye on a range of subjects and has contributed to the Guardian, the BBC, and many other media outlets. With David Craig he was co-author of the bestselling Plundering the Public Sector. In 2008 he was awarded the Paul Foot Award for Investigative Journalism. He lives in Reading.
    Review quote
    'Fascinating... not only does [Brooks] have a near-encyclopaedic knowledge, he also has an ear for resonant detail.' Financial Times 'Important... Brooks demonstrates that financial amorality is endemic among Britain's elite' The Times 'This year's indispensable book.' -- Nick Cohen Observer 'A "must read": Richard Brooks exposes the financial immorality of the rich as never before' -- Professors Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, authors of bestseller The Spirit Level