The TaxPayers' Alliance Blog

Have we had too much austerity?

A Sky News poll has found that 43 per cent of Britons support “ending austerity and increasing spending”...

10:57 AM November 23, 2016

Launch a War on Waste and simplify taxes

The Chancellor will deliver the Autumn Statement this week. Mr Hammond should use the opportunity to root out waste and...

9:45 AM November 23, 2016

Reforming capital taxes

Taxes on capital income are poorly designed. In particular, the UK corporate tax system is a mess, fundamentally designed for...

6:00 AM November 19, 2016

TaxPayers' Alliance on the sovereign grant

In response to the news that the sovereign grant will temporarily increase:

Harry Davis, Campaign Manager at the TaxPayers'...

1:30 PM November 18, 2016

Time to stop tinkering and remove the burden of stamp duty altogether

A copy of our letter to the Telegraph, published on 17 November 2017.

Calls to slash stamp duty are...

10:00 AM November 17, 2016

TPA renews its call to Stamp Out Stamp Duty

TPA renews its call to Stamp Out Stamp Duty

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Tax Gap: How cracking down on illicit trade could fund a 1p cut in the basic rate of Income Tax

Every year Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) estimates how much tax revenue is lost to the black market. The...

12:01 AM November 14, 2016

Liverpool: The most important referendum of our time?

If I were running a council which needed to get its finances in order,...

1:19 PM November 11, 2016

Welsh Local Authority procurement card spending

­­­­­Government Payment Cards (GPCs) are used in the public sector to purchase a range of goods or services from basic...

6:00 AM November 09, 2016

Why pensioners need not lose out from a merger of Income Tax and National Insurance

The treatment of pensioners’ income is often seen as one of the, if not the biggest headache in a merger...

10:48 AM November 03, 2016

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