Minister’s ‘ask a nurse’ tax test

BKL tax partner David Whiscombe comments via the UK200Group on Skills and Equalities Minister Nick Boles’ suggestion that businesses ask an NHS nurse about tax planning issues.


“Some evangelical Christians wear a bracelet bearing the letters WWJD: the idea is that it reminds them to test anything they do against Christian principles (What would Jesus do?).

“This seems to be a variation on the same theme.  While I can see the attraction of the WWJD thing, I’m not quite sure that borrowing the moral compass of a random nurse has quite the same authority…”


More comments are available on the UK200Group website.

David Whiscombe


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