LETTER TO THE GUARDIAN:
Good tax planners guarantee to their clients any taxes, fines and compound interest and the legal costs of their schemes unravelling. Before blandly stating “tax avoidance is legal” you should check the, often idiotic, schemes; and check the tax-planners guarantees given to their clients. Only fully guaranteed schemes might be classed as “legal”. But even those may fail in
Noel Hodson, Oxford.