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The cost of living

This report from UK think tank the Centre for Social Justice looks at how to alleviate the

Energising enterprise

This report from UK think tank Bright Blue looks at reforming business taxes. If the UK's productivity

The last drop

This report from UK think tank Green Alliance looks at why it is not economic to extract

Rightfully rewarded

This report from UK think tank Bright Blue looks at reforming taxes on work and wealth. The

The economic damage inflicted by production taxes

This report from UK think tank EPICENTER looks at production taxes in France with a comparison with

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Taxation reports

By Giovanni Caccavello

First published in 2010, the 2017 study by the Institut économique Molinari (IEM) underscores the latest fiscal developments within the…

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By Michael Johnson

Ahead of the DWP review on Automatic Enrolment (AE), leading pensions expert Michael Johnson details 12 specific pension reforms in…

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By Dr Kristian Niemietz

The UK has an ever-ageing population, with the ratio of people in retirement age to people of working age set…

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By Daniel Mahoney; Tim Knox

Softening overall fiscal plans would be ill-advised. Yet there is scope to re-gear the Government’s priorities towards more intergenerational fairness.…

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By Nigel Keohane

The UK’s employment and tax rules no-longer work and they increasingly sit at odds with our diverse and flexible labour…

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By David Finch

Our pre-election series of briefing notes have so far centred on the main parties’ approaches to deficit reduction and to…

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By Adam Corlett

There is much that is unusual about the 2017 general election, from its surprise announcement to the dominance of a…

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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 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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