Tax and Fiscal Policy

A windfall tax would be a “shot in the foot” for the economy


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Professor Philip Booth writes for AAT Comment

Windfall taxes are popular because they are “narrowly based, arbitrary and extremely opaque”, writes the IEA’s Senior Academic Fellow Professor Philip Booth.

But as Philip argues in an article for AAT Comment, history shows a windfall tax would be a “shot in the foot for an economy that needs a shot in the arm.”

Read the full article here.



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