Tag: Taxes

Coronavirus: Disney heir and Ben & Jerry’s call for higher taxes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Abigail Disney (left), Jerry Greenfield and Richard Curtis are among the letter’s signatories Some of the world’s richest people have urged governments to raise taxes on the wealthy to help pay for measures aimed at tackling the coronavirus pandemic. A group of 83 millionaires called for “permanent” change in an open letter. “As Covid-19… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Taxes will rise to pay for virus, IFS think tank warns

Image copyright Getty Images Taxpayers face a day of reckoning when the government’s massive coronavirus support measures have to be paid off, experts warn. The Institute of Fiscal Studies think tank says the economy will remain in a “support and recovery” phase for some time, but higher taxes are inevitable. On Wednesday, the chancellor unveiled another £30bn of support, bringing… Read more →