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IFS holds regular events on tax policy and practice, often in partnership with organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and the European Tax Policy Forum (ETPF). Our next residential conference on “Taxing remuneration: principles and practice” will take place in September 2014.
Observations: reflections on current events
04 April 2014
Last week the Prime Minister, David Cameron, stated that he would like to increase the inheritance tax threshold, reviving memories of the 2010 Conservative Party manifesto pledge to increase the threshold to £1 million. This observation sets out how much this would cost, who would benefit and sets out arguments for alternative reforms to inheritance tax.
Featured publications and research
October 2013
This Briefing Note looks at the way that tax revenue in Scotland is currently delivered and at the reform options that would be open to an independent Scotland.
March 2014
IFS analysis relating to the Budget 2014. Slides from our Budget briefing and related analysis are available here.
Recent publications & research
10 April 2014
We review different ways in which data on consumer expenditures can be collected or captured
10 April 2014
This report updates and extends the previous IFS work to examine the consequences of these changes for graduates.
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Impact on Society
We have written free software to implement matching methods, substantially reducing the barriers faced by practitioners in using such methods.
IFS researchers used knowledge from past findings to analyse the potential impact of a proposed reduction in corporation tax to encourage innovation.
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