Facts and figures about UK taxes, benefits and public spending.
Income distribution, poverty and inequality.
Analysing government fiscal forecasts and tax and spending.
Analysis of the fiscal choices an independent Scotland would face.
Case studies that give a flavour of the areas where IFS research has an impact on society.
Reforming the tax system for the 21st century.
A peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing articles by academics and practitioners.
Volume, issue, pages: 534 pp.
Keywords: Taxation, Meade
This is the report of a committee chaired by Professor James Meade, whose remit was to make a study of the UK tax system as whole. The IFS asked the Committee to produce a statement of the objectives of taxation, including an assessment of any conflicts between different ojectives; to comment on the present system in the light of these objectives; and to make recommendations for reform.