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Nearly 70% of my £500 bonus goes to the treasury – How Much is a “Fair Share” ?

Nearly 70% of my £500 bonus goes to the treasury – How Much is a “Fair Share” ?

Backbencher September 19, 2013 5

  Let’s imagine I am a top rate taxpayer and I receive a £500 bonus, if I spend it all, how much goes into the real economy to buy goods and how much is

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The Localist Agenda: Rethinking Tax Strategies

The Localist Agenda: Rethinking Tax Strategies

Backbencher July 9, 2013 0

Elijah Pryor sets forth an alternative, ‘localist’ agenda for the British tax system. Since the introduction of council tax in the 1990’s under the Conservative government (in response to the unpopular ‘poll tax’ that

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Cameron Must Learn From UKIP ‘Clowns’

Cameron Must Learn From UKIP ‘Clowns’

Andrew Thorpe-Apps May 7, 2013 2

Andrew Thorpe-Apps urges Conservatives to listen to the concerns of ordinary folk. UKIP gained a staggering 139 Councillors in the recent local elections, surpassing the dreams of even its most ardent supporters. Predictably, the

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Radical Realism: The Case for a Single Income Tax

Radical Realism: The Case for a Single Income Tax

Daniel Pryor December 18, 2012 2

  A brief Twitter exchange with Independent columnist Owen Jones reaffirmed to me that groundless vitriol surrounds the concept of a ‘flat tax’ (or, more accurately, a proportionate tax). In a recent article discussing

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