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Inside the black box

This latest report from UK think tank IPPR looks at the UK's public finances post coronavirus. In

Reopening Britain

This latest report, from UK think tank the Adam Smith Institute looks at the urgent need for

Overcoming the barriers to tax reform

This latest report from UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at how the government can

Short term impact of minimum pricing for alcohol in Scotland

This latest report from UK think tank the IEA looks at Scottish alcohol pricing. Advocates of minimum

Revaluation and reform

This latest report by UK think tank the IFS looks at reform of the council tax system. 

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By Julian Jessop

The European Commission has proposed a tax on revenues raised from certain digital activities. However, this is essentially a political…

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By Christopher Snowdon

There should be no debate about whether taxes on food, alcohol, tobacco and soft drinks (‘sin taxes’) are regressive. It…

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By Zilvinas Silenas

Instead of comprehensive re-examination of the Energy Taxation Directive, the European Commission is examining whether ETD should continue the exemptions…

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By Conor D'Arcy; Torsten Bell

The wealth of Scottish households has grown rapidly in recent years and now exceeds £1 trillion for the first time.…

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By Matt Whittaker; Adam Corlett; George Bangham

The National Health Service will turn 70 on 5 July 2018, but public concern about its condition is at its…

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By Various Authors

If we are to have a health and care system that meets the expectations of the population, we need to…

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By Luke Murphy; Charlotte Snelling; Alfie Stirling

Council tax is considered by many to be in the ‘too difficult to touch’ box when it comes to reform.…

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By Grace Blakeley

Over the last decade a substantial reduction in the effective rate of corporation tax has been accompanied by a rise…

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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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