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Letter from the Chairman, no 7

Section: Letter from the Chairman / WTA Blog
20 February 2015 | Letter from the Chairman, no 7

I hope you have had a chance to log in on our new web page Do send us your ideas or wishes for the development of this tool, which we hope will be useful for all. We are working on more tax information and a special section on member recruitment and fund raising ideas, which will be for members only. By the end of this month we should be able to send a login to all members for access to that section as well.

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CTF Releases New Year’s Tax Changes for 2015

Section: Members Highlights
29 December 2014 | Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) / Canada


The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has crunched the numbers and the federal government’s Family Tax Cut (FTC) along with enhancements to the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) will give many Canadian families a considerable tax break this year.

As part of its annual New Year’s Tax Changes report, the CTF has calculated the tax savings for families from the retroactive implementation of the FTC combined with the UCCB enhancement.

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New Research shows the poor hardest hit by taxes, but the richest paying more than their “fair share”

Section: Members Highlights
22 December 2014 | Taxpayers’ Alliance (TPA) / United Kingdom

United Kingdom

New analysis by the TaxPayers’ Alliance suggests that Britain’s tax system is neither progressive nor balanced across different income groups.

TaxPayers’ Alliance analysis shows the families on the lowest incomes pay a higher percentage of their gross income in tax than any other income group,and any increase in VAT would only make the situation worse.

However, the top 10 per cent of earners pay an average of £30,023 more in tax than they receive in state benefits or services

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