Top tax rate should be the exception, not the rule
Stephen Davies writes in The Telegraph
Andy Mayer quoted in The Mail
Mark Littlewood quoted in The Express
“If we are determined to continue to see huge increases in government spending – which we have done since the Conservatives came to power in 2010 – then these sort of stealth taxes brought about by fiscal drag are an almost inevitable consequence.
“The incentive effects could be serious – we are deterring work and aspiration at key pinch points on the income spectrum where you might think we need it most. Expect growth to remain low, spending to remain high and taxes to get worse.
“This should be an avoidable doom loop but it is not one that any mainstream party seems willing to address.”
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