After graduating I entered the accounting profession, specialising in tax after qualification (ACA, CTA). In 1993 I became a lecturer and have recently completed my PhD on the role of power in the formulation of tax policy.
I have written extensively for professional journals and am the author of a technical book on taxation (Taxation of Small Businesses - Spiramus Press). However, I have published academic papers taking a critical approach towards the sociological and moral underpinnings of taxation.
The fallout from the Panama Papers data leak has been manifold. Amid the furore over his financial dealings, the British prime minister, David Cameron, has announced fresh proposals to counter tax avoidance and evasion....