from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A stanza consisting of eight lines of iambic pentameter and a final alexandrine, rhymed ababbcbcc, first used by Edmund Spenser in The Faerie Queene.


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  • The figures only take into account employment income, and not investment income, and assume that professionals working in a foreign city don't qualify as a non-domicile and therefore get reduced tax rates.

    Income Tax to Leap for London Financiers

  • Tax on non-doms: Darling used his first Pre-Budget Report to announce a new levy on non-domicile workers.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • A Labour-supporting billionaire who pledged to bankroll Gordon Brown's upcoming general election campaign has told the Observer that he will stop funding the party rather than give up his non-domicile tax status.

    Weekend update More of Brown's friends (his real friends?) are telling him how it is. Will he listen? It's very doubtful.

  • Because the newspapers business readership would have been shaking their heads at its credulous approach to “decisive” Brown, knowing – as they will – his indecision over capital gains tax, non-domicile taxation and everything else.

    Pink nonsense

  • Last night, the Labour Party distributed a press release which stated: "The Treasury's initial estimate, on best information available, is that just 15,000 current non-domicile residents have foreign income in excess of £62,000."

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • His trick has been to turn a blind eye to those issued with non-domicile tax status — a perk which has no equivalent in America or Europe.

    All bets are off

  • A £3. 5bn ($7. 2bn, e5bn) raid on non-domicile workers has become the centre piece of the Tory manifesto, allowing David Cameron to embrace a “tax the rich” agenda with a minimum of political damage.

    Cameron’s calculated risk to tax the rich may not add up

  • The ancient non-domicile tax rule, can allow foreign business people living in Britain to avoid paying income or CGT on their earnings abroad by claiming that the UK is their second home.

    Reform Of Political Funding - Mittal - Case In Point

  • In 1997 Labour came to power claiming it would close the non-domicile "loophole".

    Reform Of Political Funding - Mittal - Case In Point

  • We have dealt with tax avoidance in relation to non-domicile and non-resident on many occasions since 1997.

    PMQs today


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