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The structure and reform of direct taxation

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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.

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