That's roughly the amount of Income Tax Bernie has swindled out of you, me and every man, woman and child in the UK. BBC News - F1's Ecclestone avoided potential £1.2bn tax bill So, should the Inland Revenue ever chase you for not paying the "appropriate" amount of tax, just say two words. Bernie Ecclestone. His biography, by Tom Bower is well worth a read - it gives you a real insight into what this complete rogue has been getting away with for many years. It's not entitled "No Angel" for nothing.