“I’m ready for my close-up, Mr. Taxman!”
Nick Cohen lays bare the whole system of tax scams that have funded – and ruined – the British film industry… “How much public money has been frittered away since 1997 is anyone’s guess. Michael Kuhn said that tax breaks were worth £5 billion in cash terms between 2003 and 2005 … But the Treasury and the Inland Revenue say the tax dodging was so ingenious they may never be able to find out how much has been lost.”