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LibDems and Cut in VAT on Tourism

The LibDems are debating a cut in VAT on tourism at their Bournemouth conference later this month. The idea is cutting the rate of VAT from a standard 20% to the reduced rate of 5% on tourist accommodation and attractions … 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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Tax and the Parties Early Election Campaign Slogans

All the main UK parties are making tax promises in the build-up to the general election in May. The Conservatives have suggested a reform of Inheritance Tax (IHT). Labour wants a mansion tax on London and SE England to pay … Continue reading

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