Jim Shannon

Former DUP MP for Strangford

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Tax Avoidance

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

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Jim Shannon voted a mixture of for and against measures to reduce tax avoidance

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Major votes

Minor votes

  • On 1 Jul 2020: Jim Shannon voted to delay shifting responsibility for determining if off-payroll working rules apply from an individual’s personal service company to their client (where the client isn't a small company). Show vote
  • On 25 Feb 2020: Jim Shannon voted to call for the proper funding of public services after a decade of austerity and for robust action to tackle tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote
  • On 20 Jan 2020: Jim Shannon voted against requiring a plan to reverse the impact of austerity, tackle the climate and environmental emergency, and reshape the economy to work for everyone by clamping down on tax avoidance, tackling insecurity in work by extending full employment rights to all workers, ending in-work poverty, and introducing a real living wage. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Jim Shannon voted for implementing a series of proposals intended to reduce tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote
  • On 11 Feb 2015: Jim Shannon voted in favour of introducing a penalty regime for the general anti-abuse rule and in favour of other measures intended to reduce tax avoidance. Show vote
  • On 1 Jul 2013: Jim Shannon voted for a review of the potential for new internationally co-ordinated laws requiring greater transparency on how much tax multi-national companies pay to the UK and other countries. Show vote

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