Just days ago Theresa May was threatening to turn the UK into a low corporate tax-haven if the EU did not give the UK a good deal.
George Osborne’s announcement on non-dom tax status is already being cast as the equivalent of Labour’s proposition from the general election (yeah, the one that was billed as “cataclysmic” by the Tory press).
The Green’s 2010 manifesto: “Gradually increase alcohol and tobacco taxes by about 50% to match anticipated increases in expenditures on the NHS, raising £1.4bn in 2010 rising to £5.6bn by 2013. An Early Day Motion signed this month by their only MP: “That this House welcomes the ending of the beer duty escalator and the […]
[update id=”grannytax” time=”16:10″ text=”They are calling the pensioners’ tax allowance freeze the Granny Tax now, with Ed Balls telling the Commons that ‘This looks like a tax grab on grannies’. Oh, dear.”] The budget has been delivered, and as usual the devil is in the detail. Now experts and politicos will be delving into the […]