This event will analyse how the pandemic is likely to have affected childcare providers' financial health during the lockdown, as well as how they might be affected over the coming months, and whether there is the case for further government intervention.
At this event, we will present new research published by the Social Mobility Commission and carried out by researchers from IFS and the UCL Centre for Education Policy and Equalising Opportunities looking at how earnings outcomes of children from different backgrounds vary across lower-tier local authorities.
At this online debate, our expert panel will reflect on what the future holds for capital gains tax. Could CGT be a post-covid cash cow for the Treasury or would higher rates and smaller reliefs lead to lower investment and less revenue?
Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds and leading experts in tax and public opinion will explore the future tax agenda: Which tax changes would best raise revenue without choking off growth? Should government simply raise rates or undertake major structural reforms? Should Labour set out a radical tax agenda or wait and see?
This year's IFS Annual Lecture will be held online and will feature Gus O’Donnell, former Cabinet Secretary to three Prime Ministers and head of the Civil Service, looking at possible lessons from the relatively poor performance of the UK, in responding to the Covid crisis, on both health and economic dimensions.
This conference will bring together leading researchers and policy makers to discuss recent research on taxing personal income and wealth with relevance for developing countries. A unique feature of the conference will be the blending of frontier academic research with the practical experience of policy makers.