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Row of houses

Reforming inheritance tax

Event 27 September 2023 at 14:00 via Slido and Youtube
At this online event we examined options for, and distributional effects of, the reform of inheritance tax.
Row of houses

Reforming inheritance tax

Presentation
At this online event we examined options for, and distributional effects of, the reform of inheritance tax.

27 September 2023

London houses

Reforming inheritance tax

Report
We set out issues with the inheritance tax system and examine options for reform and the distributional impacts of reforming or abolishing the tax.

27 September 2023

A photo of Worcester College, Oxford

IFS residential conference 2023

Presentation
This conference, sponsored by CIOT, looked at the taxation of top incomes and asked how the system could be made more rational and effective.

30 March 2023

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Who does and doesn't pay taxes?

Journal article

We use administrative tax data from audits of self-assessment tax returns to understand what types individuals are most likely to be non-compliant.

22 March 2022

IFS WP2022/06 Measuring top income shares in the UK

Measuring top income shares in the UK

Working Paper
This paper examines measurement error in the share of income going to the top 1% (and other subgroups) that comes from estimation of the denominator.

14 January 2022

Fiscal Studies cover

Behavioural responses to a wealth tax

Journal article

In this paper, we review the existing empirical evidence on how individuals respond to the incentives created by a net wealth tax.

25 October 2021

Fiscal Studies cover

Revenue and distributional modelling for a UK wealth tax

Journal article

In this paper, we model the revenue that could be raised from an annual and a one-off wealth tax of the design recommended by Advani, Chamberlain and Summers in the Wealth Tax Commission's Final Report (2020).

25 October 2021

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A wealth tax to help pay for Covid? (Labour Party Conference fringe event)

Presentation

Dame Angela Eagle MP and leading experts in tax discussed whether the UK should make more use of taxes on wealth. Even if the overall tax take doesn’t rise, should more be raised from wealth for distributional reasons? And, if we are to tax wealth more, should this be achieved by reforming current taxes, such as those on property, capital gains and inheritances?

28 September 2021

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A Level Economics is a gateway to the economics profession

Comment

The economics profession – and the current student population studying economics – is not representative of society, with women, some ethnic minorities, and state school students underrepresented. Recent data shows that while more than 7% of private school boys who went on to an undergraduate degree were studying economics, this was true of less than 1% of state school girls.

14 January 2021