AAT News: Tax rises not needed to fund increased investment in public services, says AAT report

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AAT today published a detailed report recommending a range of measures that would raise over £27 billion while protecting taxpayers from further tax rises or increased borrowing.

The report comes after the Prime Minister committed to raising a further £20 billion of annual investment for the NHS, and with many other government departments pushing for greater investment in their areas of responsibility. This is against the backdrop of a stubbornly high deficit.

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MarieNoelle

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  • MarieNoelleMarieNoelle Trusted Regular Hampshire/Surrey borderPosts: 1,461Moderator, MAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant
    Interesting article and some sound suggestions here. The challenge is some policies are unlikely to be scrapped/introduced because politicians are too fearful of a public backlash - the latest example is how the government backtracked on reforming the class 2 and 4 NIC for the self-employed.
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