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Posts Tagged: Tax
The Government has enacted a broad range of measures to help companies large and small grow, create jobs, and boost their local economies.
Tom Clougherty: Make Work Pay. A new agenda from the CPS for fairer taxes – including an end to pernicious marginal rates.
If one of a couple claiming the marriage allowance becomes a higher rate taxpayer, there is a 23,800 per cent marginal tax rate on the first penny over the threshold.
The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.
A Budget with a message for Conservative MPs. Nice little seat you have there. Pity if anything happened to it.
In sum, Hammond said: vote for May’s Deal – or the economy gets it. But there’s more than one way of dicing the next election result.
But although the era of austerity is coming to a close, we are emphatically not rejecting the need for ongoing discipline with the public finances.
The Shadow Chancellor claims that Labour would not just to halt further spending restraint, but try to undo the work of the previous government.
Targeted tax breaks on investment create jobs and pay dividends for the public purse. The long-term interests of our public services are not served by cutting them.
Plus: Chinese whispers, Whitehall moves – and a Budget that is set to target business rather than taxpayers.
Siblings who have lived together for many years should be entitled to the same rights and protections.
In the second article of our mini-series, the Harlow MP calls for a relentless focus on the cost of living, a skills-based economy, social injustices and affordable housing.
Nevertheless, tax alone won’t solve our challenge. Instead we must reshape the high street experience – as we’re starting to do in the West Midlands.
In the first article of a new mini-series, the economist urges the Chancellor to deploy the savings and revenues secured by leaving the EU.
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP argues for drastic action to rebuild legitimacy in the eyes of the people.
Chloe Westley: In praise of the small business people I met, who help create the wealth which keeps public services going
During this Budget run-up, many of those I met raised business rates as a killer, plus council tax, the apprenticeship levy, parking charges and corporation tax, too.