Poorest fifth pay the highest tax burden

May 24, 2007 6:56 PM

This report analyses official data for the last 20 years and finds that the gap between the tax burden facing the poorest fifth and the richest fifth of households has widened under Gordon Brown. The poor pay higher taxes than the rich. 

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