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What has happened to taxes over time?

Geoff Riley

5th March 2017

The share of national income raised in tax has been slowly edging up in recent decades. Helen Miller from IFS explains what has been happening focusing on the concept of the tax burden. The UK economy is increasingly reliant on taxes paid by higher income earners.

What has happened to taxes over time?

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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