New analysis by the TaxPayers’ Alliance shows that the bottom 10 per cent of earners in Britain are paying half of their income in tax, which is a dramatic increase on the previous year.Read more
Here is where members update one another with their latest news and campaigns.
Tim Andrews is inviting all WTA organisations to join a new coalition of taxpayer organisations started by the US based Taxpayers Protection Alliance called IGOWatch.Read more
Croatian Taxpayers Association won the 2018 Europe Liberty Award for its campaign against the introduction of property taxes in Croatia.Read more
Scott Hodge, president of the Tax Foundation acknowledges that “although there is no empirical standard for what constitutes a “fair share” of the tax burden, tax fairness is often used by leading international organizations, such as the European Commission, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) such as the Tax Justice Network, to justify higher taxes on businesses and corporations”.Read more
Today Lithuania commemorates the first Respect for Taxpayers Day. On this occasion, the Lithuanian Free Market Institute (LFMI) has launched The Charter of Taxpayer’s Rights, taking the opportunity to highlight that taxpayers have not only duties to observe but also rights to enjoy.Read more
Dear WTA Members, observers and friends:
Upcoming WTA Events:
Regional Taxpayers Forum in Copenhagen Denmark May 28, 2018
The first WTA-sponsored Regional Taxpayers Forum of 2018 will take place in Copenhagen Denmark, May 28. The World Taxpayers Associations along with The Tax Foundation andAmericans for Tax Reform are pleased to invite European and international delegates to join us for a discussion on tax policy.
The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) presents the eleventh Town Hall Rich List, the only comprehensive list of its kind, with council-by-council breakdown.Read more
In 2018, an election year in Sweden, The Swedish Taxpayers Association decided to scale up their Slöseriombudsman – The Waste Ombudsman.Read more
Tax Freedom Day will be three days earlier than it was in 2017.Read more
The Institute of Economic and Social Studies in Slovakia (INESS) finds that the Price of the State per person is rising every year, this time the number hitting EUR 6326.Read more