Can We Stop The Idiocy About The Laffer Curve Please?

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That working out where the peak of the Laffer Curve is is difficult is entirely true. That it's going to be different for each...

Exactly 14 People Believe UK Taxes Are Too Low, By Exactly £11,069

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There are many people who tell us that taxation in the UK is too low. Just think of all the gorgeously bureaucratic things that...

Ain’t Tax Justice UK Perceptive? Tax Breaks For Millionaires Go To Millionaires!

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You'd think that people campaigning about taxation would be able to understand the basics of taxation, no? Although, given the competition from people like...

Try Taxing The Rich And They’ll Bugger Off – And Why Shouldn’t They?

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One of the amusing little asides in the economics of taxation is that we here in Europe have rather higher tax rates than they...

Tax Frozen Libyan Assets To Compensate IRA Victims? Nope, No Way

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There's a suggestion that we should be using the tax collected upon frozen Libyan assets to compensate victims of IRA attacks. Attacks made, so...

Every Chancellor Just Loves Fiscal Drag

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A basic truth about taxation is that any and every Chancellor just loves, adores, fiscal drag. Which comes in two forms. The first is...

70% Marginal Tax Rates Don’t Mean The Rich Pay More Tax

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Varied - Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, you know, the brain dead end of the Democrats - seem to think that if...

Oh Dear, Rutger Bregman At Davos Is Ignorant Of Hauser’s Law – High Tax...

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We've an historian, Rutger Bregman, sounding off at Davos and there's a certain problem with his point about high tax rates. For he seems...

The Mail Is Dismally Ignorant Of Corporation Tax

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The Mail on Sunday tells us that some alarming number of companies in the FTSE100 aren't in fact paying tax in the UK. Which...

Huzzah For Stupid Ideas – Lifetime Income Super Tax

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Again to question that expansion of the universities. Those who wouldn't be allowed to lecture at the decent ones - the only ones when...