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Tax and Social Security

The Equality Trust's report, Course Correction: The Pre-Distributive Case for the 50p Top Income Tax Rate, explores the relationship between top personal income tax rates, economic growth, and economic inequality.  It aims to identify whether, and how, top income tax rates are related to economic
Max Hastings, Historian, says we should 'call the bluff' of those tax avoiders who threaten to leave the UK.
Robert Frank, Behavioural Economist, discusses the cognitive errors the rich make when supporting lower taxation.
Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, IMF, discusses how tax policy can promote greater equality.


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