COMMENT: Tax changes of the wrong sort
Jan 2013 31

Writing for Rory Meakin discusses our recent research showing that the Coalition has raised taxes more than twice as often as they cut them:

On Tuesday the TaxPayers’ Alliance published a report detailing every change to tax policy since the 2010 general election, both planned and already implemented. The figures are startling. While the Coalition has a total of 119 tax cutting measures planned or implemented, this number is dwarfed by that for tax rises — an eye-watering 299.

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Rory is the Research Director of the TaxPayers’ Alliance. Rory’s work is focused on tax policy and economics, with a particular emphasis on tax simplification.