Tax

Queen of England in line for a pay rise

Queen of England in line for a pay rise

The Queen of England is set to get a £45.6 million pay rise courtesy of the taxpayer in 2017-2018, it has been revealed. If the formula used to calculate the amount taxpayers contribute to the monarchy’s running costs is not reviewed, the Monarch will be in line to receive extra funding. As the Crown Estate property empire delivered a record[Read More...]

David Cameron tax row rages

David Cameron tax row rages

It appears everyone in this country is paying doing their civic duty and paying tax – except of course, for multimillion pound corporations and the prime minister. While thousands of ordinary people struggle to pay their council tax bills and are subsequently getting jail threats, the debate over David Cameron’s tax status continues to rage. The release of his tax[Read More...]

Trans-Pacific Partnership to grant corporations unlimited power over sovereign states

Trans-Pacific Partnership to grant corporations unlimited power over sovereign states

Corporations will soon be able to wield significant control over states in the US, leaked document have revealed. The recently leaked chapter from the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP) will enable companies to sidestep national jurisdiction and sue the countries they are operating in via private courts. The report, published over Wikileaks site found that various mechanisms will[Read More...]

Ministers discuss plans to make EVERYONE pay TV licence fee -whether they own a TV or not

Ministers discuss plans to make EVERYONE pay TV licence fee -whether they own a TV or not

The government has outlined plans to make everyone purchase a TV licence – regardless of whether or not they own a TV, it has been revealed. Under the plans, the TV licence would be reinvented as a household tax that everyone would be forced to pay. At present, you only have to pay for a TV licence if you watch[Read More...]

New charge introduced for motorists using the M25

New charge introduced for motorists using the M25

The last month the company responsible for the Dartford Tunnel and Bridge has recently introduced a pre-pay as you go. It is a good idea in theory. However, the thousands of motorists that are unaware of this new regime could end up being fined. It is especially disconcerting for tourists travelling North as it is likely to cause confusion and[Read More...]