- 17 Jan 12
Like it or not, taxation is absolutely vital for enabling the State to provide decent public services. So why all the uproar? As with so much else, it’s a legacy of the Reagan/Thatcher reign of error...
The New Year finds us with our noses being rubbed into austerity. Those taxes and impositions announced in the Budget last December have found their way onto prices pretty quickly. The next inflation figures will not make for easy reading. And there’s more. Pensioners are being stalked by the taxmen. The house tax and predicted water charges will only add to the general feeling of woe.