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    Labour went down the nice route of trying to dismantle everything so that it would only ever work again under a Labour government. And I use the word 'work' very loosely. Basically, during the Blair years, the goal was to do irreversible damage to the systems in place - this would have made the Tories traverse the political minefield in the hopes of repairing said systems.
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    (Original post by chigz32)
    Think about it; a single mother, two jobs, two kids, paying the same amout of tax as a "fat cat," who, to him, tax is pocket money.
    But of course, they wouldn't pay the same. Just the same rate. Not to mention, of course, the individual tax free allowances.
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    (Original post by L i b)
    But of course, they wouldn't pay the same. Just the same rate. Not to mention, of course, the individual tax free allowances.
    Exactly. I'm definitely in favour of using a percentage in the way a percentage should be used. You'd get more out of the higher earners and less out of the lower earners - that's the point of x pennies per pound. It's become a mish-mash because they've started tinkering with the percentages, adding little standing charges in and most definitely trying to sneak taxes up on us.
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    (Original post by L i b)
    But of course, they wouldn't pay the same. Just the same rate. Not to mention, of course, the individual tax free allowances.

    What exactly is a tax free allowance?

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    (Original post by chigz32)
    Think about it; a single mother, two jobs, two kids, paying the same amout of tax as a "fat cat," who, to him, tax is pocket money.
    It isnt the same amount of tax it is the same proportion of tax, which i believe is fair as you are not penalised for earning extra money.
 
 
 
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