Barry Kirby

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June 25, 2012 - 0 Comments

We knew it would end, all the supposed compassion, the “hug a hoodie” and looking after your fellow citizen.  It seems that the nasty party is back and looking for votes.  They have taken a...

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May 21, 2012 - 2 Comments

The Taxpayers Alliance and the Institute of Directors have proposed a way out of the current problems by suggesting a flat rate of Income Tax and losing all the fancy schemes that are just tax...

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March 22, 2012 - 0 Comments

We had the Budget yesterday, and because it was claimed to be a Fiscally Neutral budget, then many people think it was ok.  In fact, some of the things seem down right reasonable, such as “making tax simpler”, raising...

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January 12, 2011 - 0 Comments

Ian Duncan Smith has pushed for simplification of the Benefit system by introducing the concept of Universal Credit.  The IFS has done an analysis of how it will work, Jim Pickard of the FT has...

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December 31, 2010 - 2 Comments

On my way home from Cumbria last night I was listening to Radio 4 and a programme about UKUncut and their actions in highlighting the Tax avoidance and tax evasion. It highlighted companies (such as...

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October 17, 2010 - 3 Comments

Osborne has announced a Mobile Hit Squad to clamp down on those people who are “mugging” taxpayers. Actually, I agree with the clampdown, people should not claim what they are not entitled to, its not...

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