The Taxpayers’ Union is welcoming the release of The New Zealand Initiative’s report into workplace health and safety costs driving up the price of construction. The report by Dr Bryce Wilkinson, A Matter of Balance: Regulating Safety, finds these taxes cost New Zealand homeowners over $100 million per year.Read more
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Back in May at the European Resource Bank meeting, the Taxpayers Protection Alliance co-hosted a reception with the Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance and the Property Rights Alliance where we talked about plain packaging of tobacco products and the potential for the next product to be alcohol. Well, it looks like we were right. Ireland is now considering plain packaging for alcohol. There are times when you are right but you don’t want to be. Here is TPA’s latest blog on the issue.Read more
Tim Andrews, executive director of the Australia Taxpayers’ Alliance, is happy to report that the Australian Senate Economic References Committee has set up a committee to investigate the nanny state!Read more
Read More to know about the successful Free Market Road Shows, news from the Austrian Economics Center, and upcoming taxpayer protection group events.Read more
Congratulations to Davor Huić, executive director of Lipa, who is now an economic advisor to the newly-elected Croatian president, bringing free market and limited government ideals to the most senior levels of government.Read more
Congratulations on 25 years CTF! See CTF President, Troy Lanigan, discuss his new book, and check YOURSELF out in the 25th Anniversary CTF video from last year’s WTA Conference in Vancouver!Read more
Read more to learn how the Korean Taxpayer Association campaigned on payroll tax and civil servant pensions.Read more
David Williams, president of the Taxpayers Protection Alliance, is seeking signatories for his international coalition letter for Press Freedom Day. He needs to receive all signatories by Monday, April 27, 2015. Read More for the letter and how to get in touch with David!Read more
Contribuables Associés led the 50,000-person strong “Ras-le-bol fiscal,” translated to “Fed Up with Taxes,” demonstration in Paris on March 9, 2015! Read More to see photos and a video link!Read more
We invite Friends of Liberty to join us at the 12th European Resource Bank Meeting in Istanbul on 14 – 17 May 2015 hosted by Association for Liberal Thinking, advancing ideas of liberty more than 20 years in Turkey.
European Resource Bank Meeting hosts the largest gathering of classical liberal, and libertarian intellectual entrepreneurs, free market think tankers from all around Europe. Friends of liberty come along to exchange ideas to weaken centralized, bureaucratic powers to enhance individual liberties and free enterprise, therefore pluralism, peace and prosperity. 2015 Istanbul ERB meeting will offer discussions with inspiring speakers and invaluable opportunity of networking with like-minded friends. Come and join us!Read more