Key findings The government plans to raise the employee national insurance threshold in April from £166 to £183 a week, equivalent to £9,500 a year, with an ‘ultimate ambition’ of...Click here to read more
Introduction Settlement agreements are legally binding agreements between an employer and an employee that set out the terms surrounding the termination of employment. The purpose of settlement agreements is to...Click here to read more
In 2018-2019 there were 1,844 public appointments and reappointments to quangos and NHS bodies in England and Wales. 8.6 per cent of all appointees and reappointees made in 2018-2019 declared...Click here to read more
By Darwin Friend, researcher at the TaxPayers’ Alliance The calamitous backdrop of Derek Mackay, the Scottish finance minister resigning hours before he was due to deliver his budget last week...Click here to read more
Our chief executive John O’Connell was invited to address the South West Conservatives’ conference recently. John addressed more than 250 conference delegates on Saturday, 8th February in sunny Torquay, setting out the TPA's...Click here to read more
By Owen Brown If you’re having some mates round, are off for an awkward Tinder date or just can’t be bothered to cook, why not grab a pizza on...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