Ignore calls for a “pernicious” wealth tax
Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Telegraph
Annabel Denham writes for Reaction
Mark Littlewood writes for City AM
In an opinion piece for City AM, Mark notes that attitudes towards public debt among those on “the left” have changed drastically in the last decade – from claiming that it wasn’t a concern to insisting it is a problem that requires an immediate fix.
The pitfalls of a wealth tax – even if it were to be a “one-off” levy – are multitudinous, Mark argues, while casting doubt on the bold suggestion that it could pour £260bn into the Treasury coffers over five years.
Read the article in full here: https://www.cityam.com/pay-no-attention-to-the-left-wing-brigade-a-covid-wealth-tax-would-be-a-disaster/
Read Mark’s press comment on the Wealth Tax Commission’s Final Report here: https://iea.org.uk/media/a-wealth-tax-would-be-counter-productive-says-iea-expert/