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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Carolyn Harris voted a mixture of for and against 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 25 Feb 2020: Carolyn Harris 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: Carolyn Harris voted to require 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 12 Nov 2018: Carolyn Harris voted against 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: Carolyn Harris voted against 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: Carolyn Harris was absent for a vote on Finance (No. 2) Bill 2017 — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 18 Apr 2017: Carolyn Harris voted against raising the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, against introducing a Soft Drinks Industry Levy, against restricting the national insurance benefits of remuneration other than via salary and against other changes to the tax system. Show vote
  • On 28 Jun 2016: Carolyn Harris voted to require multinational enterprises to publish a country by country tax strategy including information on their attitude to tax planning. Show vote
  • On 19 Apr 2016: Carolyn Harris voted to give the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority duties to combat abusive tax avoidance arrangements, including by ascertaining and recording the beneficial ownership of trusts. Show vote
  • On 13 Apr 2016: Carolyn Harris voted for implementing a series of proposals intended to reduce tax avoidance and evasion. Show vote

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