Bet365 founder Denise Coates tops list of UK’s biggest taxpayers

Business News

Denise, John and Peter Coates, the owners of Bet365, have been declared the UK’s biggest taxpayers for the second year in a row.

The betting website’s joint chief executive and her family, who are worth £7.166 billion, had a tax liability of £573 million last year, according to the annual Sunday Times Tax List.

Fred and Peter Done, founder of Betfred, came in third with a tax bill of £191.3 million, while inventor Sir James Dyson sat in sixth place having paid £115 million.