While by no means a silver bullet, there is a strong free market case for taxing emissions.
Posts Tagged: Tax
Nick King: Luntz’s polling shows a crisis of confidence in capitalism. Here’s how we can change that.
Most of the media coverage has been on the survey’s woke and anti-woke findings, but there was another important discovery.
Matt Kilcoyne: The G7’s aim to establish a global tax cartel is at odds with national independence. It deserves to fail.
Why should a Conservative want to create a ratchet effect that only ends up with higher rates?
It would raise funds from those who have amassed savings during lockdown, without resorting to punitive taxation.
The flaws in the current system can no longer be ignored. An Annual Proportional Property Tax would balance the scales.
Shrey Srivastava: Why young people should reject the folly of modern monetary theory. Along with everyone else.
Once inflation arises, reversing course is difficult. Businesses shut down or relocate, unemployment soars and we enter an economic contraction.
The centre isn’t where he or ConservativeHome or anyone else wants it to be. It’s where it is – “Far From Notting Hill”.
What we need is to promote a higher wage, higher productivity economy. Our economic targets should reflect those aims.
Robert Palmer: To support the levelling up agenda, the Government should follow Biden’s plan to tackle corporate tax avoidance
Voters across the political spectrum are united in their wish to see more done here.
Looked at in the round, over the 2010-2016 period, the UK had the joint highest growth for a G7 economy, level with the US.
It would be short-sighted in the extreme to deprive regional airports of this proven revenue-raiser just as other nations are adopting it.
Miriam Cates: The uncomfortable truth is that we’re failing many families – but have a post-pandemic chance to put that right.
Surely it is far better to invest in helping parents and children than to spend money picking up the pieces.
James Olney: Underwriting mortgage risk and a stamp duty holiday won’t deliver the home ownership we need
Ministers cannot simply continue to perpetuate a broken system because of the painfully obvious but so often unspoken political risk implicit in reforming the market.
Our fringe event with the TaxPayers’ Alliance, including Paul Scully MP, Minister for Small Business.
They are a vital part of our national infrastructure, serving unofficial but important Public Service Obligation routes for post, patients, and medicine.