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The Church is ill-placed to condemn tax-avoidance

From the Revd David Simon

Sir, — In the article “End tax-avoidance now” (Comment, 16 March), Niall Cooper argues that there is a theological imperative to confront and, attempt to prevent, tax avoidance. This seems an appro­priate attitude for Christians to adopt.

Unfortunately, the institutional Church and many Christians attempt to avoid tax. Diocesan steward­ship advisers ...

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