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Summer Budget on 8th July

The Treasury have announced the post-election summer budget is to be on Wednesday 8th July. Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com Advertisements

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Yet More Election Tax Promises

Another day, another tax promise. As a tax barrister I see the supposed tax promises being made by the two biggest British parties more as spin to grab headlines, but meaning nothing. The Tories are promising a tax lock by … Continue reading

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English Tax Decided by English Votes ?

Election tax promises continue, now with the Conservatives launching an English mini-manifesto promising English votes for English laws, including tax. Despite the protests from nationalist parties in other countries of the UK the logic and basic, democratic fairness is inescapable. … Continue reading

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Housing Tax and the Election

Taxes and housing are a battleground in the election. Labour wants a mansion tax, mainly, on London and the SE, so it can increase spending, mainly elsewhere. Tories say they will abolish inheritance tax on homes under £1 million. LibDems … Continue reading

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Why Election Tax Promises Are Not Working – Nationalist Top Taken Off a Very Shaken-up British Bottle.

The British election is producing ever more outlandish tax promises, from parties on all sides, but it seems they are not making much impact on the polls or electorate. My own view is because the situation is not the tired … Continue reading

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Election Promises – and Other Advertising Myths

With the UK election into manifesto week all the main parties are making promises over tax and spend. Taxes will go up, but somehow in a way that won’t hurt the target voters, just other people. Spending also goes up, … Continue reading

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Tax and Election Promises

With the formal start of the election campaign each of the main parties are busy spinning tax by stepping-up promises for themselves and undermining their opponents. The Tory promise not to increase VAT wrong-footed Labour, who were pushed into a … Continue reading

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