"Both parties have left space for regressive tax increases" Alex Wild for Conservative Home

April 28, 2015 11:20 AM

Our Research Director Alex Wild was published on Conservative Home speaking about how increased taxation hasn't been ruled out

It is important to remember that taxes are the biggest cost of living. And recent reports suggest that Labour may seek to hike some of these taxes should they win in a fortnight’s time.

In fact, even the Conservative manifesto only commits to no rises in income tax, national insurance or VAT. And whilst these are the three biggest revenue raisers, they only account for 60 per cent of current receipts.

Other tax rises could be on the cards whoever forms the next government.

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