TaxPayers' Alliance says case for tax reform is "stronger than ever"

July 09, 2014 12:00 PM

Reacting to the news of further tax avoidance schemes used by celebrities and other high-earners, Jonathan Isaby, Chief Executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:

"Ordinary taxpayers are understandably angry at those seemingly not paying their fair share, be they celebrities or anyone else. But it’ll keep happening until politicians act to make the tax system simpler and fairer. The case for serious tax reform is now stronger than ever - lower rates, simpler rules, no exceptions."
 

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John O'Connell
Director, The TaxPayers' Alliance
john.oconnell@taxpayersalliance.com
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Notes to editors

1. Founded in 2004 by Matthew Elliott and now with 80,000 supporters, the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) fights to reform taxes, cut spending and protect taxpayers. Find out more about the TaxPayers' Alliance at www.taxpayersalliance.com 

2. The TaxPayers' Alliance, in conjunction with the Institute of Directors, have mapped out a comprehensive plan to reform the UK's tax system. The final report of the 2020 Tax Commission, The Single Income Tax, showed how to cut taxes across the board and eliminate loopholes. The full report and summary can be found here: www.2020tax.org 

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