Introduction Since its inception in 2004, the TaxPayers’ Alliance has been highlighting the impact of taxation on the public and businesses. Now, the impact of the tax burden comes alongside...Click here to read more
Key findings Under current proposals for a 16.31 per cent council tax increase in Pembrokeshire, the average band D council tax will rise by over £219. If the Welsh government...Click here to read more
Analysis of 50 years of election results and tax burden data up to 2024-25, when the next election must occur, shows that governments which raise tax burdens are less likely...Click here to read more
By: Callum McGoldrick, researcher at the TaxPayers' Alliance In the second of series of blogs looking at 12 things the government shouldn’t be doing, we take a look at...Click here to read more
By: Jonathan Eida, researcher Taxpayers in the UK have been struggling through a cost-of-living crisis. The tax burden is currently at a 70 year high. Alongside this record tax...Click here to read more
By: Callum McGoldrick, researcher at the TaxPayers' Alliance The UK has a record high tax burden, harming growth and hitting household budgets. But to sustainably bring down this tax...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