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Thread #161908   Message #3851637
Posted By: Dave the Gnome
21-Apr-17 - 10:00 AM
Thread Name: BS: UK General Election
Subject: RE: BS: UK General Election
Income Tax represents a tiny fraction of HMRC revenue

Is it really Teribus? According to this infographic Income tax and national insurannce made up 51% of government income with non direct taxes beeing 42% and business/other being 7%. Have you anything to challenge that?

I agree that it is difficult to get 'fair' quantified but 5% of the people owning 95% of the wealth does not seem to be very equitable does it?

Nigel - I am still not getting my point across am I? Regardless of who spends what, taxing everyone at the same rate as happens with VAT is, to my mind, not a good thing. You believe it is. I suspect we will never agree.

Cheers

DtG