Tag Archives: tax

  1. Which is more virtuous or effective: Paying Tax or Giving to Charity?

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    July 4, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Rather excitingly, we here at Goldblog Towers received a packed mailbag of responses to yesterday’s blog, particularly the final question …
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  2. No ‘Tax lock’ would be sensible economics.

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    April 26, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Back during preparations for the 2015 General Election, there was a hole in the ‘media grid’ political parties use to …
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  3. Tories’ Tax promise speaks volumes about..Tory promises

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    May 1, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Before the 2010 election, the Conservatives said that they wouldn’t raise VAT should they be in government after it. They …
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  4. Will the main parties ever come clean about their actual tax and spending plans?

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    April 24, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Yesterday’s election news was dominated for a time by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (an independent think tank aiming to …
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  5. The abolition of Non-Doms. A Labour political masterstroke?

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    April 9, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    In 1799, at the same time as introducing the first income tax in the UK, Prime Minister William Pitt introduced …
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  6. Day one and Labour quickly falls into Tories’ austerity trap

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    January 6, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Amongst the astonishingly negative start to the General Election campaign yesterday, as the Tories said that Labour would crash the …
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  7. Miliband’s deficit cutting plan is late, but better than never

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    December 12, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    The trouble with the speech Ed Miliband gave ¬†yesterday on how Labour would reduce the deficit is not that it …
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