Tax and Fiscal Policy

Lowering tax is necessary with the tax burden at a 50 year high


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Kate Andrews, Associate Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for City AM on why the case should be made for lowering the highest rate of income tax.

With the tax burden at a 50 year high, there is almost always a case to be made for lowering tax. This certainly applies to income tax, at both ends of the spectrum. The tax burden on the rich has trebled since the 1970s, as the top one per cent of earners will have contributed roughly 28 per cent of all income paid to the Treasury last year.

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