Could Banks Be Hit By an FAT Tax? Newsnight Reports

Could Banks Be Hit By an FAT Tax? Newsnight Reports
September 6th 2010 / 
Robin Hood
 

In the last few weeks news reports have been full of positive noises and tough talk about taxing the banks. Good news? Bad news? Confused as to what it all means and how close are we to a Robin Hood Tax?

This report answers all those questions.  Ahead of the extraordinary emergency meeting by EU finance ministers, Newsnight Economics Editor, Paul Mason, takes a look at how much banks are taxed by government.   Also  a chance to see what the IMF, Eurpoe, the Government,  Labour and the banks think of our good idea. A must see.

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