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Better or worse off? More or less heavily taxed? An assessment of manifesto claims

Briefing note
This Election Briefing Note assesses the main parties' manifesto claims about living standards, poverty and taxation.

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Presentation
How does the taxation of housing fit into how we analyse other taxes and the tax system as a whole, and what can we conclude about how it should be reformed? This was a Keynote Presentation given at the Tax Research Network Annual Conference, at Aston University and online, on 9 September 2021.
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External publication
Aligning tax rates between employees and the self-employed would reduce inequity while encouraging entrepreneurial risk-taking, says Stuart Adam, senior research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Report
The parts of the UK tax system that dictate how different forms of income are taxed are of central importance and are not fit for purpose.