Tax experiments: from the genius to the disastrous

Across the western world, anti-establishment parties are winning support by tapping into public anger over ‘unfair’ tax systems.

And in a post Brexit world everything from VAT to minimum wage is up for grabs.

In a time when the future of tax policy is unclear, we’ve decided to look at how recent radical economic strategies have fared.

Some, like Argentina’s ban on iPhones, seem hard to justify but others, like Brazil’s imaginary currency, are pure genius.

Audio: Mark Holgate has just finished filming Tina and Bobby for ITV and Against the Law for the BBC. His other television credits include Coronation Street, Dark Angel, Cuffs and Doctors.

AAT Comment offers news and opinion on the world of business and finance from the Association of Accounting Technicians.

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