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Income Inequality and Tax Redistribution in UK

The Taxpayers’ Alliance says that before tax and benefits the income ratio between the top and bottom 10% of household by income was 27.4 times. After redistribution through taxes and benefits the ratio dropped to 6.1 times. The top 10% … Continue reading

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Scotland to End Health Tax on Large Shops

The Scottish government will, in 2015, end its health tax on large shops selling alcohol and tobacco. The idea behind the health tax, or levy, was to make supermarkets and bigger retailers selling goods which can harm health contribute to … Continue reading

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