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By Neil Amin Smith; Tom Harris; David Phillips

In recent years, there has been renewed interest in the question of whether additional taxes should be devolved to English…

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By Jamie Whyte

Corporate taxes are inefficient, with much greater deadweight costs than most other taxes. The optimal corporate tax rate is zero.…

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By Michael Johnson

The research, authored by Associate Fellow Michael Johnson, outlines the vast, and continuing, growth in unfunded spending promises by government,…

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By Kristian Niemietz

Socialism is popular in the UK – not just among students, but also among people in their 30s and 40s.…

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By Adam Corlett

Detailed data about household incomes comes with a considerable lag. And while the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) produces economic…

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By Matthias Bauer

Do European companies pay their fair share of tax? Many companies headquartered in France, Germany, Italy and Spain show very…

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By Stuart Adam; Robert Joyce; Thomas Pope

In April 2013, council tax benefit (CTB), which provided help for low-income households with their council tax, was abolished. In…

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By Radomir Tylecote

On 20th December, the European Commission launched a (relatively brief) consultation on moving from unanimity to qualified majority voting (QMV)…

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By Nicolas Marques; Cécile Philippe; Caio Zanforlin

13 December marks Credit Day across the European Union. This is the day when, on average, European countries’ central governments…

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