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- 97. Autumn Statement: George Osborne dares Labour to oppose his 1% a year cap | Mail Online
Benefits will be squeezed for three years as George Osborne tries to lay down dividing lines with Labour before the next election.The Chancellor vowed to return ‘fairness’ to the benefits system by capping rises in working age benefits at 1 per cent from April 2013, half the rate of inflation.And he said the Government would introduce a Bill to enshrine the cap in law – forcing the Opposition into a corner over whether to oppose limits in welfare which polls show are popular with the public.
URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2243696/Autumn-Statement-George-Osborne-dares-Labour-oppose-1-year-cap.html - 250KB - 06 Dec 2012
Excerpt: 000 middle class workers into 40 tax band squeezes benefits and orders...
- 98. Even in the current mood, anti-tax candidates can win – provided their motives are trusted...
Can anyone, in the wake of the banking collapse, win an election on a pro-banking and anti-tax platform? Yes. Boris.Smaller government was the centrepiece of the Mayor’s manifesto. He made a point of going into the poll as a ‘tax-cutting Conservative’, and repeated the phrase again and again.He was unashamedly in favour of tax cuts for the rich – as part of a programme of tax cuts for everyone. He opposed the 50p top rate, and led the campaign against curbs on pay and bonuses. Yet, at a time when Tories were losing everywhere else, Boris won.
URL: http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/danielhannan/100156392/even-in-the-current-mood-anti-tax-candidates-can-be-elected-provided-their-motives-are-trusted/ - 55KB - 11 May 2012
Excerpt: news even in the current mood anti tax candidates can win 8211 provided...
- 99. Lib Dems declare war on the rich: Danny Alexander to launch tax raid on pensions and mansions
The Liberal Democrats are planning to launch a £4 billion double raid on the incomes of the wealthy, with up to three punitive rates of taxation on large homes and a new tax grab on pensions.Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander is planning to use plans drawn up by Treasury officials to argue the case for up to three new Mansion Taxes.But the plans for the Lib Dem manifesto 2015 triggered a coalition split, with the Tories warning it would hit 'grannies who have worked hard all their life'.
URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2547303/Lib-Dems-declare-war-rich-Danny-Alexander-launch-tax-raid-pensions-multi-million-pound-homes.html - 324KB - 28 Jan 2014
Excerpt: has drawn up plans for new council tax rates on multi million pound homes...
- 100. Sol Campbell 'may work for the Conservatives to fight Labour's mansion tax' - Telegraph
Footballer Sol Campbell said he is considering joining the Conservatives to fight Labour’s mansion tax, claiming the party has declared “open season” on wealthy property owners.The former England star claimed Labour regard people with properties worth more than £2 million as “sitting ducks” and said the property raid would drive wealth out of the country.Instead, he said Labour would attract more votes by targeting companies such as Starbucks and Amazon and making them pay a fairer level of tax rather than picking on people like him “who have already paid their dues”.
URL: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/11134153/Sol-Campbell-may-work-for-the-Conservatives-to-fight-Labours-mansion-tax.html - 95KB - 02 Oct 2014
Excerpt: to fight labour s mansion tax former england player claimed...
- 101. There's nothing big society about capping big donations to charities The Tory Diary
George Osborne gave a good defence of his Budget yesterday, declaring that he wasn't in this for short-term politics but had taken decisions for the long-term competitiveness of the UK economy. Putting aside my belief that he should have done a lot more on competitiveness a lot earlier, should have accelerated spending cuts so he could afford substantial emergency tax relief for the low-paid and, thirdly, putting aside the Budget's dodgy presentation, I can't quarrel with most of the individual budget decisions. The so-called granny tax is perfectly justifiable given the heavy burdens on the young. The pasty tax clears up the anomaly whereby you pay VAT in a fish'n'chip shop but not for your pie in Greggs. The tapering of the child benefit policy tackles the cliff edge problem. Most of all the 50p and corporation tax cuts are vital for the UK economy's job creating potential (although if you are going to take the flak for lowering the top rate you might as well cut it to 40p and straight away).
URL: http://conservativehome.blogs.com/thetorydiary/2012/04/theres-nothing-big-society-about-capping-big-donations-to-charities.html - 59KB - 09 Apr 2012
Excerpt: could afford substantial emergency tax relief for the low paid and thirdly...
- 102. Inheritance tax and stamp duty are unjust taxes - Telegraph
Inheritance tax and stamp duty are now penalising those who could not be described as rich
URL: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/tax/11097129/Inheritance-tax-and-stamp-duty-are-unjust-taxes.html - 67KB - 16 Sep 2014
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- 103. 'Backdoor mansion tax' on £2m homes could treble council bills - Telegraph
A local authority has been accused of plotting a "backdoor mansion tax" by hitting wealthy households with higher council tax.Members of Brighton council, which is run by the Green Party, have suggested a “progressive council tax” that would result in a steep increase in local rates.The tax, the first of its kind in the country, would be means tested, and supporters say only the richest 20 per cent of households would be in the higher bracket. Conservatives attacked the proposals as “unfair” and likened them to the plans for a mansion tax favoured by the Liberal Democrats.Labour warned that wealthy households could end up paying up to 200 per cent more in annual council tax bills.
URL: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10269915/Backdoor-mansion-tax-on-2m-homes-could-treble-council-bills.html - 57KB - 28 Aug 2013
Excerpt: home news politics backdoor mansion tax on a 2m homes could treble council...
- 104. Newsnight bunnygirl: BBC news show snubs male economist of 54 but picks fashion blogger, 25, for...
Richard Murphy, 54, head researcher at the Tax Justice Network, has hit out at BBC's Newsnight for choosing blogger Poppy Dinsey for their debate on company tax. Even 25-year-old Miss Dinsey, best known for posting photographs of herself in revealing outfits on her blog, said she believed she was chosen because she ticked the ‘young, female box’..
URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2227124/Newsnight-bunnygirl-BBC-news-snubs-male-economist-54-picks-fashion-blogger-25-debate-tax.html - 208KB - 03 Nov 2012
Excerpt: fashion blogger 25 for debate about tax richard murphy claims he has been...
- 105. Ed's secret triple tax whammy: Leaked Labour plans for multi-billion-pound package of 'property wealth taxes'
The tax plans are part of a report by Labour adviser and former Wickes DIY store boss Bill Grimsey, aimed at reviving struggling town centres - mainly in the North.
URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2651737/Ed-Milibands-secret-triple-tax-whammy-Leaked-Labour-plans-multi-billion-pound-package-property-wealth-taxes.html - 332KB - 08 Jun 2014
Excerpt: tories have said ed miliband s new tax strategy would be a return to the...
- 106. Revealed: Labour plan for £250 tax rise after next election as party turns its back on cuts |...
The partys equalities spokesman Kate Green revealed that it could reject George Osbornes austerity plan – which is three parts cuts to one part tax increases – in favour of a 50-50 split, which would send taxes soaring.
URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2279520/Revealed-Labour-plan-250-tax-rise-election-party-turns-cuts.html - 202KB - 16 Feb 2013
Excerpt: revealed labour plan for 250 tax rise after next election as party...
- 107. Tax discs abolished in weeks but half of UK drivers oblivious to new rules | Mail Online
From October 1 the traditional tax disc will vanish, after 93 years on our windscreens.
URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/cars/article-2733876/Tax-discs-abolished-six-weeks-half-UK-drivers-oblivious-new-rules-says-survey.html - 134KB - 26 Aug 2014
Excerpt: to a friend 11k shares did you know tax discs will be abolished in less...
- 108. Boris Johnson: Stop bashing the rich and give the top 10 taxpayers automatic knighthoods to say...
The London Mayor called for an end to the 'moaning or bitching' about the super-rich who he said deserve thanks for 'heroically' funding roads, railways and schools.
URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2509273/Boris-Johnson-Stop-bashing-rich-10-taxpayers-automatic-knighthoods-say-thank-you.html - 291KB - 18 Nov 2013
Excerpt: thanks top 1 of earners pay 30 of tax up from 20 of tax a decade ago tory...
- 109. Wasteful spending of Labour councils refusing to freeze Council Tax | Local Government
Plenty of Labour councils claiming they have "no alternative" to Council Tax increase despite the offer of Government funding to finance a Council Tax freeze.Here are some examples of councils planning Council Tax rises for 2012/13 and and their misguided priorities when it comes to spending their residents money.
URL: http://conservativehome.blogs.com/localgovernment/2012/01/wasteful-spending-of-labour-councils-refusing-to-freeze-council-tax.html - 59KB - 23 Jan 2012
Excerpt: councils refusing to freeze council tax plenty of labour councils claiming...
- 110. Garbagegate - The Brown Legacy
Political Scandals THEY don't want you to know about. How Gordon Brown screwed-up the UK.
URL: http://homepage.ntlworld.com/henry.tsmith/garbgate/item2/brlegacy.htm - 35KB - 09 Apr 2010
Excerpt: concluded july 2006 brown flagship tax credit system failure wastes 1 3...
- 111. Wages are too low
Let me make common cause today with the labour movement. Wages in the UK are too low. Instead of spending so much time complaining about the pay of a minority who are well paid in the private sector, maybe we should spend more time asking how more people can enjoy higher pay. I am not one of those hypocritical commentators on a good salary always urging pay restraint on others.Before the labour movement gets too excited, however, I do believe a couple of other things about pay. I do not think you can legislate successfully for higher pay. It has to be earned. The problem with minimum wage legisaltion is if you set it too high you drive jobs away, and if you set it too low it has no benefiical impact. If you get it somewhere in the middle it does not deliver great living standards, and may still encourage non compliance and a larger black economy. Labour’s minimum wage has left many people on low pay and in receipt of benefit top ups so they have a more reasonable income.
URL: http://johnredwoodsdiary.com/2012/07/19/wages-are-too-low/ - 225KB - 20 Jul 2012
Excerpt: for higher wages by changing tax law to reduce the amount they take...
- 112. The Commentator - Black market blues: why the UK must close the tax gap on tobacco, fuel and...
A few weeks ago nearly 50,000 illegal cigarettes and 50kg of hand rolling tobacco worth £19,000 were seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in a series of raids on shops in Derby. That haul represents just one small part of a huge illicit market operating in Britain. It’s a constant battle for HMRC to try and stay one step ahead of the smugglers and their activities, which are costing taxpayers billions.The latest research by the TaxPayers’ Alliance suggests that no less than £28.5 billion in tax revenue has been lost to the black market in spirits, beer, cigarettes, hand rolling tobacco and diesel in the last five years. Not so much an excise gap as a tax gulf; it’s enough money to fund a penny cut in the basic rate of Income Tax for all UK earners. Not only does the black market cost taxpayers money, it has a devastating impact on retailers selling legitimate products, who cannot compete with those who are breaking the law. George Osborne could do something about all of this, and help struggling families at the same time by cutting the duty on tobacco, fuel and alcohol. Yet instead he actually used Budget 2012 to increase duty on tobacco, fuel and alcohol, despite the fact that we already have amongst the highest tobacco and fuel duties in the world – and despite the fact that those on relatively low incomes are the most likely to smoke, drink and depend on their cars, making these probably the most regressive measures in the Budget.
URL: http://www.thecommentator.com/article/1083/black_market_blues_why_the_uk_must_close_the_tax_gap_on_tobacco_fuel_and_alcohol - 39KB - 13 Apr 2012
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