Head of Communications and research fellow at the ASI, Kate Andrews, was on the Andrew Marr show discussing the day’s headlines. She talks about the migrant crisis, Google and their corporation tax deal and Donald Trump’s highly publicised election campaign.
Head of Research at the ASI, Ben Southwood, took part in an interview on Good Morning Scotland where he discussed the proposal to change the corporation tax system to a sales tax system.
If we want to get more tax from these companies then we should change the rules. In general moral suasion is a bad way of doing a tax system. We benefit from this tax system in certain cases, and we lose out from it in other cases. Now if we’d like to change that, it will come with certain costs and certain benefits.
Listen to the full interview here. (starts 01:25:45)
Head of Research at the Adam Smith Institute, Ben Southwood, took part in a discussion for BBC Radio 4 on whether or not Google has paid enough corporation tax, and argues that they should have the right to spend their money how they wish.
Listen to the full interview here (Starts 09:43)
Head of Research at the ASI, Ben Southwood, discussed corporation tax and the possibility of replacing it with a sales tax on the Today programme. Ben argues that this would be a less distortionary way to charge firms tax.
Ben Southwood, head of research at the ASI, took part in an interview on BBC 5 Live where he talked about corporation tax and Google’s agreement to pay £130million of tax in the UK. He argues what they’re doing is perfectly legitimate:
I don’t think there’s a strong case at all that Google has paid a wrong amount.
Listen to the full interview here. (Starts 12:48)