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Personal tax and benefit measures

Presentation

This presentation was given at an IFS briefing following the Autumn Budget Statement 2018.

Additional slides, by Tom Waters and Agnes Norris Keiller, present a distributional analysis of the changes.

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Briefing note
The tax and benefit system has undergone significant reform since 2010, with large cuts to working-age benefits, a rise in the main rate of VAT, increases in the rate of the state pension, and reductions in direct tax, including a big rise in the income tax personal allowance. In this briefing note ...
Briefing note
Relative in-work poverty has been steadily rising since 1994–95, meaning that the incomes of poorer working households have not been keeping up with those of middle-income households.