COMMENT: A radical proposal to rid Britain of its painful tax on jobs

November 19, 2012 4:06 PM

I wrote in CityAM about how our new How to abolish National Insurance report shows that it can be done in three simple steps:
AS GEORGE Osborne approaches his Autumn Statement, there’s reason to hope he may finally do something about a tax albatross that hangs around the necks of employers and workers alike: national insurance.

A consultation on integrating national insurance with income tax was first announced in the 2012 Budget, scheduled for this summer and then postponed until the autumn. It’s November now, and it still hasn’t been launched. There’s also been no word on the white paper on state pensions reform, which may involve decoupling pensions from national insurance contributions. These long delays suggest reform may finally be on the cards at last.

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I wrote in CityAM about how our new How to abolish National Insurance report shows that it can be done in three simple steps:
AS GEORGE Osborne approaches his Autumn Statement, there’s reason to hope he may finally do something about a tax albatross that hangs around the necks of employers and workers alike: national insurance.

A consultation on integrating national insurance with income tax was first announced in the 2012 Budget, scheduled for this summer and then postponed until the autumn. It’s November now, and it still hasn’t been launched. There’s also been no word on the white paper on state pensions reform, which may involve decoupling pensions from national insurance contributions. These long delays suggest reform may finally be on the cards at last.

Click here to read the full article

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