IFS Press Releases

Mirrlees Review of tax system recommends radical changes

Date: 10 November 2010
Authors: James Mirrlees , Stuart Adam , Tim Besley , Richard Blundell , Steve Bond , Robert Chote , Malcolm Gammie , Paul Johnson , Gareth Myles and James Poterba

Britain's tax system is ripe for reform in ways that could significantly increase people's welfare and improve the performance of the economy, according to a landmark review chaired by the Nobel laureate Sir James Mirrlees for the Institute for Fiscal Studies.