By far the biggest gainers from an increase in the 40p threshold are families in the top income decile.
Tag Archives: Taxation
In setting out the Budget and their manifestos, political parties should take account of the recent rise in self-employment.
The prospect of the Welsh government and assembly gaining significant new powers over taxation has taken a step forward following a declaration by one UK minister.
Blogger Salman Shaheen welcomes Labour’s pledge to bring back the 10p tax rate paid for by a mansion tax on properties worth more than £2million.
President Barack Obama and the United States Congress go right down to the wire as they only just avoid going over the fiscal cliff.
Owen Tudor writes about George Osborne’s panicky response to the Robin Hood Tax, with the chancellor looking increasingly on the side of the super-rich.
TweetBy Tim Nichols Ed Miliband’s speech contained some tremendously important and bold attacks on powerful elites that have helped create and perpetuate today’s social and economic inequalities. Despite much to welcome it is important understand why many may be upset today. Minutes after taking applause for his rejection of Murdoch during the phone hacking scandal, […]
A new poll shows that just 25% of voters support the abolition of the 50p tax rate. Danny Alexander is on the right side of the argument.
Today’s newspapers seem certain that George Osborne will cut personal taxes by £320 per person. But the move is not as big or fair as you think.