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New SPERI-APPG event in Parliament | Corporation tax: a global race to the bottom?

Are we locked into a global ‘race to the bottom’ on tax? And what does this mean for inclusive growth? Concerns are growing that corporate tax cuts in the developed world are triggering a race to the bottom on corporation tax cuts in the developing world – and the issue is quickly rising up the political agenda. On Tuesday 14 … Continue reading

6 March 2017 by
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The UK banking sector and the corporation tax surcharge – new SPERI Brief

SPERI’s latest British Political Economy Brief considers the impact of the changes to taxes on banks made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his Budget in July 2015, specifically the introduction of an 8 per cent corporation tax surcharge on bank profits and a reduction in the Bank Levy. The Brief, by SPERI Doctoral Researcher Adam Barber and Tom … Continue reading

9 March 2016 by
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The regressive evolution of the UK tax base

The declining significance of progressive and business taxation demonstrates the character of ‘austerity’ In a recent SPERI paper, Jeremy Green and Scott Lavery argued that the economic recovery has been secured through processes of ‘regressive redistribution’, as quantitative easing and the suppression of wages represent a striking redistribution of wealth to asset holders and businesses, and away from low and … Continue reading

13 June 2014 by
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Richard Murphy radio interview following his recent SPERI Comment post with Andrew Baker

Richard Murphy (Tax Research UK) and Andrew Baker (SPERI Honorary Research Fellow and Reader in Political Economy at Queen’s University of Belfast) recently blogged for SPERI Comment about the planned cut in corporation tax in Northern Ireland. Following the two blogs Corporation tax in Northern Ireland: the policy debate and Corporation tax in Northern Ireland: the policy debate, Richard debated the issue passionately on … Continue reading

27 March 2013 by
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