Taxation

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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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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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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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