Average household will pay over £1.2 million in tax in a lifetime

Embargoed: 00:01 Monday 4th March 2024   TPA analysis of ONS data reveals the lifetime tax bill for average households reached over £1.2 million in 2021-22. The poorest households will...

TaxPayers’ Alliance launches campaign against “one of largest council tax hikes in history”

Embargoed: 00:01, Wednesday 28th February 2024 Pembrokeshire county council’s proposed 16 per cent council tax increase would be largest in Wales since 2000-01 Rise would mean additional £219 per year...

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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