In a leaked letter to Chancellor Gordon Brown, environment secretary David
Miliband supported a focus on taxing motorists and the aviation industry,
sparking a political thunderstorm.
With the Stern report also highlighting the environmental challenges, both
parties talked of green tax hikes. Businesses already pay a climate change levy,
which has been criticised as a blunt instrument in the fight against global
Green tax revenues have fallen to 7.7% of total revenue in 2005, down from
9.3% in 2000.
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"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
UK-based non-doms have paid ten times more tax than the average taxpayer, raising concerns over the Brexit impact on non-dom contributions and therefore, the economy
A senior MP has questioned the impact of HMRC’s decision to undertake yet another radical overhaul of its internal structure
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