Background: Ahead of Friday’s mini-budget, HM Treasury is considering changes to stamp duty land tax (SDLT) as part of their growth plan. The TaxPayers’ Alliance dynamic tax model shows that...Click here to read more
Introduction According to the latest accounts, the combined value of all public sector pension liabilities reached £2.19 trillion in 2019-20, or over 95 per cent of GDP. Public sector pensions...Click here to read more
Introduction Determining remuneration levels for all 5.7 million public sector jobs 1 is a complex, centralised process. Pay review boards – with ministerial approval – determine salaries for millions of...Click here to read more
By Duncan Simpson, chief economist at the TaxPayers’ Alliance It’s been a crazy fortnight. It feels like a lifetime ago, but it was only the start of this month...Click here to read more
By Elliot Keck, investigations campaign manager at the TaxPayers' Alliance The death of Her Majesty The Queen has been refreshingly free of political debate. Outside of the fringes, most...Click here to read more
The TaxPayers’ Alliance mourns the loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We join the whole nation in thanking her for a life of exemplary service. The loss to...Click here to read more
The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) was launched by Matthew Elliott and Andrew Allum in early 2004 to speak for ordinary taxpayers fed up with government waste, increasing taxation, and a lack of transparency in all levels of government.
No party was standing up for taxpayers and nearly all politicians were committed to bigger government, higher spending and secretive deals behind closed doors.
The TPA sought to challenge this status quo. The United States, Germany, France and Italy all had groups dedicated to defending taxpayers against new taxes, exposing waste and putting forward the case for spending restraint. The TPA was set up to ensure that British taxpayers were no longer ignored by politicians.Click here to read more