Why Land Value Tax and Universal Basic Income need each other

Land Value Tax can generate the funds needed to introduce a Basic Income, while a Basic Income makes the clearest case for taxing land values. There are many people and groups now lobbying for the introduction of a Basic Income (Also referred to as an Universal Basic Income, Unconditional Basic Income, Citizen’s Income, Citizen’s Dividend, Negative…

Tax avoidance is much closer to home than you think

Coverage of David Cameron’s troubles in recent weeks over potential tax avoidance using offshore trusts in exotic tax havens has mostly missed the point. As far as we know, he did in fact pay full UK tax on the small capital gains he made via the offshore trust that his father had managed. We also…

A deal that will transform the UK economy

For the last generation, the UK economy has become dysfunctional, sluggish, excessively indebted and of benefit only to a minority of citizens; namely rent-seekers, the wealthiest 1% , land and other asset owners and, to some extent, pensioners. The Transformation Deal is a proposal to restructure the economy so that it functions effectively and serves…