Timmy elsewhere

AT the ASI.

Yes, let\’s have a Fair Tax Commission. I\’d happily serve on it.

For there are a number of points about taxation that really do have to be made. For example, the incompatibility of big government and progressive taxation….

2 thoughts on “Timmy elsewhere”

  1. Bigger state, more difficult to fund just or largely by taxing the wealthy – that must be right. But is another factor is the relative wealth of the wealthy? Does less of Nordic tax revenue come
    from the wealthy ‘cos their wealthy are not as wealthy as ours?

    Tim adds: Pre tax and benefit Gini (a measure of inequality) is the same for Sweden as it is for the UK. So it’s not that, no.

    It’s that they quite deliberately have higher consumption taxes and lower capital and corporate taxes than we do.

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