John Christensen ■ Actor Greg Wise takes on the UK tax avoidance industry in Dispatches tonight
Actor Greg Wise was so disgusted by the evidence of how HSBC bank helped its clients evade taxes through its Swiss subsidiary, he got angry, very angry indeed. So he turned undercover investigator to expose the disgraceful lack of ethics of the tax dodging industry. As one of the tax dodging adviser explains in the programme: “tax, as I say to all clients, is voluntary. You can choose how much you want to pay. Its pretty much down to your moral barometer.”
Greg brings some levity to a subject — and the video will boil your blood. Watch the programme on Channel 4 at 8 p.m. on Monday 8th February – view the trailer here
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