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Net zero and the tax system

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at a coherent tax strategy to

Fair welfare

This report from UK think tank the Centre for Policy Studies looks at a more contributory welfare

Pulling down the ladder

This report from UK think tank IPPR looks at the case for a proportional property tax. The

Tax and spending questions facing the government in autumn 2021

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Government assesses the public finance forecasts and what

Taxation matters

This report from UK think tank EPICENTER looks at how competition can help restart Europe. As the

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By Alfie Stirling

This policy paper sets out a mechanism for improving the progressivity, efficiency and revenue raising potential of income taxes in…

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By Daniel Mahoney

Statistics out this week show that onshore corporation tax receipts have increased by 44% since 2011-12, rising from £34bn to…

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By Diego Zuluaga

Offshore financial centres (OFCs) are alleged to be hotbeds of tax evasion. Their role in facilitating individual and corporate tax…

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By Dr Eamonn Butler; Paul Saper

Eamonn Butler and Paul Saper argue that a long-term solution for social care requires older but wealthier people contributing more…

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By Various Authors

Foreign aid is often exempt from taxation in recipient countries. Research on the topic is sparse, debate infrequent, and the…

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By Len Shackleton

1. It is claimed that robots, algorithms and artificial intelligence are going to destroy jobs on an unprecedented scale. 2.…

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By Various Authors

The Intergenerational Commission was convened by the Resolution Foundation to explore questions of intergenerational fairness that have risen up the…

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By Adam Corlett

Over the past 18 months, research for the Intergenerational Commission has illustrated how the assumption that each generation will do…

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By  Neil Amin-Smith; David Phillips; Polly Simpson

The business rates retention scheme (BRRS) means that councils bear a proportion of the real-terms change in business rates revenues…

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By Stéphane Gauthier; Guy Laroque

Consider a simple general equilibrium economy with one representative consumer, a single competitive firm and the government. Suppose that the…

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