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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

Ending the race to the bottom

This report from UK think tank IPPR looks at why the UK should seize the opportunity to

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By Andrew Harrop

New Fabian Society analysis published to mark the start of the 2019/20 tax year shows how Conservative policies on tax…

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By Stuart Adam; Paul Johnson

This Saturday (6 April 2019) marks the start of a new tax year. Unlike many other countries, the UK routinely…

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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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