TaxPayers’ Alliance responds to BBC charging over 75s for licence fee

For immediate release Responding to the confirmation that the BBC will end free TV licences for over 75s, James Roberts, political director of the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said: "This announcement shows...

TaxPayers’ Alliance calculates stamp duty cut could unlock 216,000 house moves

For immediate release   Analysis from the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) reveals that the chancellor’s raising of the stamp duty land tax threshold to £500,000 could unlock 216,000 house moves, equivalent...

About the Taxpayers’ Alliance

We explain the benefits of a low tax economy and give taxpayers a voice in the corridors of power

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.

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