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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...]

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...]

Brits could pay 10% tax on assets under new proposal

Brits could pay 10% tax on assets under new proposal

The IMF world bank is proposing a ten per cent wealth tax on all households in the UK and the rest of the Eurozone. What this would mean is men and women having to pay a levy on the total value of their accumulated assets, including their properties, cash, bank deposits, money funds, and savings in insurance and pension plans.[Read More...]

George Osborne is considering proposals to introduce a new employment tax

Govt considering introduction of ‘unemployment tax’

Workers could be forced to pay an extra tax in order to be eligible for unemployment support if they lose their job, under new suggestions introduced recently. Chancellor George Osborne is currently considering plans to make workers pay at least £5 a week into a personal “welfare account” to get higher benefits if they lose their job. By higher benefits[Read More...]