November 2015 archive

What if we looked at tax credits as a subsidy?

There have been a wide range of expressed opinions about tax credits with the House of Commons and the House of Lords expressing theirs as well as the media and public.
It is not disputable that tax credits cost the taxpayer billions every year.  However, most of those who are receiving tax credits are taxpayers.  Taxpayers who want to work, who enjoy working but might need a bit of short-term assistance. (more…)