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Tax and benefit reforms

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This presentation was given at an IFS briefing following the Autumn Statement 2016.

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IFS Working Paper W19/31
The UK taxes business income at much lower rates than employment income. In this paper we describe the problems caused by that differentiation and assess the main arguments used to defend it. We summarise the Mirrlees Review’s proposals for radical reform that would align tax rates across legal ...
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