Lifetime tax 2016

August 29, 2016 1:00 AM

For many years, politicians have cited the high cost of living in the UK as a major challenge in need of a policy response.

However, all too often it is government policy that causes the high cost of living. For example, energy bills rise because of ineffective “green taxes” and from 2018 the cost of the weekly shop will increase because of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy.

All told, tax is a big contributor to the high cost of living.

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