Benefits Of Brexit – No Deal, No Tariffs, Means Cheaper Prices On The High Street

Next tells us that if Brexit means leaving with no deal then it will pass on the benefits of lower or no import tariffs to consumers in the form of lower prices. Of course this will happen for so will everyone else pass on such lower costs to consumers. All of which rather shows that tariffs themselves are a bad idea as they raise costs to consumers. And, thus, obviously enough, the benefits of a no deal Brexit.…

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Amazon’s Business Rates Bill – Sigh, It’s A Tax On The Value Of Property Used

There’s yet another salvo in this complaint about how much tax Amazon pays, this time it’s that one about business rates. The problem here being that business rates themselves are a tax on the value of property being used in the course of a business. So, if people use less property, or the property they do use has less value, then they’ll pay less in business rates. This isn’t an error in the system, it’s the very point of it.…

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