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Obligation to pay. Scam?

Mirror Man
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Joined: Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:16 pm

Obligation to pay. Scam?

Postby Mirror Man » Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:48 pm

I am being pestered by a firm of tax specialists who are trying to convince me to part with 20k in fees in return for them helping me pay no tax. Sounds too good to be true but it is all to do with a loophole relating to the wording in tax law that states we are obliged to pay tax........as opposed to have to pay tax. If true it would save me an arm and a leg. Can any expert out there throw some light on this?

pawncob
Posts: 4342
Joined: Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:06 pm
Location: West Sussex

Re: Obligation to pay. Scam?

Postby pawncob » Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:38 pm

It's a scam based on misinterpretation of the law. Like the motorist who insists he isn't "driving" a vehicle.
With a pinch of salt take what I say, but don't exceed your RDA

amingram
Posts: 18
Joined: Fri Nov 28, 2008 1:47 pm

Re: Obligation to pay. Scam?

Postby amingram » Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:30 am

Total scam

section 44
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Joined: Thu Oct 30, 2008 12:47 pm

Re: Obligation to pay. Scam?

Postby section 44 » Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:59 am

If you're that desperate to avoid paying your fair share of tax then not give it a go?

It's possible that it might be a scam. If it is then I am sure that the taxpaying general public will sympathise with you. But then again they might be correct and for just £20k you might be able to shirk your taxpaying responsibilities - could you really bear to drive past hospitals and schools knowing that your hard earned cash may have helped pay for such things?


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