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Income tax and national insurance: How much tax do you really pay?

Income tax and national insurance: How much tax do you really pay?

  • Income tax+national insurance means the 20 per...

9:03 AM November 03, 2016

Merging Income Tax and National Insurance

National insurance is a tax on labour. Two taxes, in fact. Running three slightly different income tax systems is a...

6:45 AM November 02, 2016

TPA launches new app: How is your Council doing?

The TaxPayers' Alliance today launches YourTPA, a unique free-to-download App, which allows taxpayers to access local council data on their mobile devices....

12:49 PM November 01, 2016

Scotland's Overspending Problem

Following the EU referendum result, the Scottish government announced that Scottish independence was once again “on the table”. However, most...

12:37 PM November 01, 2016

Our Local Action Teams are a vital part of what we do

On Wednesday night (26 October) our local team in Hammersmith, which is being coordinated by local resident Mark, held their...

9:11 AM November 01, 2016

The World Health Organization's transparency problem

The Taxpayers Protection Alliance in America released a damning report last week looking at the World Health Organization's (WHO) sub-agency that...

5:17 PM October 28, 2016

Every NHS waste story reiterates the case for reform

This morning’s papers show what we have known for quite a long time: there are serious problems within the health...

10:22 AM October 24, 2016

The BBC should accept the need for transparency and accountability towards licence fee payers

On Wednesday Lord Ashton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport told a Lords debate that BBC...

12:58 PM October 14, 2016

Scottish deficit is twice that of the UK and higher than Greece

Research from TaxPayers' Alliance shows an independent Scotland would have to depend on measures such as the following in order...

1:00 AM October 13, 2016

HS2 is a wasteful vanity project and must be scrapped

Responding to the speech by Chris Grayling where he argues the case for HS2 is stronger than ever,John O'Connell, Chief...

2:41 PM October 12, 2016


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