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Sammy Wilson

Former DUP MP for East Antrim

@eastantrimmp https://facebook.com/SammyWilsonMP

Tax Avoidance

Parliament has voted on measures, including the introduction of a general anti-abuse rule, aimed at tackling abusive tax avoidance.

Photo: HM Treasury

Sammy Wilson generally voted for measures to reduce tax avoidance

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about measures to reduce tax avoidance:

  • On 12 Nov 2018: Sammy Wilson voted in favour of proposed changes to the taxation system, including rises in the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Sammy Wilson voted in favour of proposed changes to the taxation system, including rises in the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Sammy Wilson voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Sammy Wilson voted to raise the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, to introduce a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, to restrict the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and for other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Sammy Wilson voted against requiring multinational enterprises to publish a country by country tax strategy including information on their attitude to tax planning. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Bank of England and Financial Services Bill — Combating Abusive Tax Avoidance Arrangements Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Sammy Wilson voted for implementing a series of proposals intended to reduce tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Reducing Tax Avoidance Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Sammy Wilson voted against introducing a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 2013: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 12 — International Tax Transparency for Multi-National Companies Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013 — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Sammy Wilson was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote

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