In the post-leave springtime, it will be worth considering what would happen if all three were abolished and replaced by a single Turnover Tax.
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Which taxes should Tories cut? 3) Julian Jessop: Reduce sin taxes and property taxes to give the economy a fillip
The final article in our series argues that while the primary focus should be deficit reduction, there may yet be room to make life a bit easier, particularly for the poorest.
Which taxes should Tories cut? 1) Sam Dumitriu: No virtue-signalling giveaways, hammer taxes that hold back growth
After our recent series asked ‘What should Tories tax?’, the Adam Smith Institute’s Head of Research kicks off a new mini-series seeking routes to lower taxes.
Wanted: a grand bargain with voters, whereby some rises at the top end are traded off for others nearer the bottom.
Our mini-series this week revealed points of broad consensus and points of approaching conflict on the centre right in terms of how the tax burden is distributed.
A Council Tax revaluation, and higher bands for higher value properties, would be an acceptable price to pay in return for the abolition of Stamp Duty, too.
What should Tories tax? 1) Sam Hall: Let’s aim to help poorer people, deter harmful behaviour – and be fiscally responsible
In the first instalment of a three-part mini-series, Bright Blue’s senior research fellow explores how tax reform could rebalance the fiscal burden.
Andrew Wood: Yes, Singapore really is an example we can learn from. But not for the reasons some Tories give.
It is not especially low tax, nor is it unregulated – though it is certainly a more business-friendly environment then the UK. Here is why it works.
After leaving the EU, we must ensure we are well-positioned in terms of regulation, taxation, immigration and – crucially – foreign languages.
Richard Graham: We failed to make the case for business in June. We must do so once again at Party Conference – and after.
Conservative values underpin what it can achieve – whether in apprenticeships, manufacturing exports, jobs or contributions to good causes.
Supporting businesses to start and grow is a key part of our modern industrial strategy.
We should put the proceeds in a special Redistribution Fund to spend either on public services, or on poorer communities, or cutting taxes for the lower paid.
The Opposition want to raise it to double the level of our nearest neighbour whilst simultaneously making our labour market much more restrictive and expensive. During Brexit.
The Prime Minister’s manifesto will have its flaws, but she has grasped the implications of Brexit more surely than any other senior politician.
If she tries to work through populist edicts and diktats, she will fail. And if the Right argues that a few tax cuts for the richest will solve our problems, this will be no better.