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The Campaigning Accountant

Richard Murphy takes up the gauntlet laid down by Andrew Goodall and continues the debate on tax avoidance
Andrew Goodall described me as a 'campaigning accountant' in his article 'Five Live's Tax on Sunday' (The Tax Journal 21 June 2004 Issue 746). Such a description is unusual. It's also uncommon for two practising members of the accountancy profession to offer such differing views as Mike Warburton of Grant Thornton and I did to the listeners of Radio 5 Live on 6 June. This article seeks to explain some of the reasons why I campaign for tax justice and the Tax Justice Network (
Tax justice is a difficult term. It is widely interpreted and easily misunderstood. That is because it is subjective. That means that to understand it...

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