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.
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9.2 Trends in UK public spending
9.3 Spending Reviews under Labour to date
9.4 Scenarios fo for the next Spending Review
9.5 Potential implications for policy outcomes
Appendix A: Forecasting public finances
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IFS researchers assessed the government’s fiscal rules and advised policymakers as to how they could be made more credible.
IFS researchers have evaluated whether the temporary VAT cut was able to boost the economy effectively.
The IFS has made valuable contributions to the debate on VAT and its impact on the poor.