Tag Archives: tax

In defence of the ice bucket challenge against the killjoys

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Only about one in 10 people actually pay up after doing the ice bucket challenge. But that’s still a lot of money.

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The Tory tax bombshell that would clobber middle earners

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A senior Tory at the heart of government policymaking has let slip that the Conservatives are considering a new tax plan which could hammer middle and low earners.

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Public supports tax rise to pay for NHS

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Most people would pay more in tax if it meant safeguarding the NHS, according to a new ComRes poll for the Independent.

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Labour is hitting the right notes on tax avoidance

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Labour is willing to talk about tax avoidance but also tax evasion. For too long politicians have ducked the issue.

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Coalition deficit reduction has made UK tax base more regressive

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The coalition’s deficit reduction plan has increased the overall tax burden on the poor, says new study.

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The left is right to fawn over Piketty’s Capital

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For all the FT’s attempted hatchet job, the left is right to fawn over Capital in the 21st Century.

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We need long-term prosperity over short-term, damaging and unequal greed

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Business must be coupled with sustainability so we all benefit from growth.

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Road tax should be more progressive

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Current road tax rules hurt poor car owners more than the rich, writes Mark Rowney.

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Osborne’s record on tax avoidance: spin over substance

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The chancellor’s record on tax avoidance suggests this is yet another PR exercise, writes James Bloodworth.

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Cutting the top rate of tax won’t help Britain win ‘the global race’

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It’s not clear how cutting the 45p tax rate to 40p, as suggested by Lib Dem MP Jeremy Browne, would benefit Britain, writes Tony Dolphin.

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