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  • Taxes and Subsidies

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It is time to fix Britain’s broken tax system

  • Based on what you learn from this article, do you think the window tax raised government revenues? Why or why not?

  • Why is it difficult to increase tax revenues? What methods are ruled out?

  • What is the recommended strategy for increasing tax revenues?

  • If you were to introduce a new tax to raise revenue, what would it be? What problems should you consider?

Ariel Slonim at MRU Econinbox

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