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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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Taxation reports

By Professor Philip Booth

Significant reforms of land and property taxes, inheritance tax and capital gains taxes should be an explicit aim of any…

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By Christopher Snowdon

Contrary to the claims of some health campaigners, it is cheaper to buy healthy and nutritious food than it is…

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By Rachel Reeves MP

Self-employment in the UK is rising, and it brings challenges as well as opportunities. The pamphlet looks at the rising…

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By Christopher Snowdon

The UK’s system of alcohol duty is both excessive and irrational. Duty collected on alcohol exceeds the costs incurred to…

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By Alexander Fritz Englund; Jacob Lundberg

High marginal effective tax has a negative effect on work incentives by disconnecting the private and social returns to economic…

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