Government has missed the opportunity to ensure tax system keeps pace with a changing world of work

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Welfare & Tax Reform

Commenting on the news that the Chancellor has dropped plans to increase Class 4 National Insurance contributions for the self-employed in this parliament, Torsten Bell, Director of the Resolution Foundation, said: “Whatever the rights and wrongs of Conservative Manifesto commitments, today’s U-turn on National Insurance means the government has missed an opportunity to correct a … Continued

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Main parties misrepresenting who will gain from tax cuts in next parliament

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Resolution Foundation calls for improved in-work support and alignment of National Insurance threshold with the Personal Allowance to support households on low to middle incomes The income tax cuts proposed to date by the main parties are set to largely bypass low to middle income Britain – the very households they claim to be helping … Continued

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