Vehicle Excise Duty changes: will they lead to more road repairs?

Posted on January 5th, 2017.

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) (often also called ‘vehicle tax’, ‘car tax’, or ‘road tax’ based on historic terms, use and people’s views), is levied as an excise duty. It is payable for most types of vehicles used (or parked) on a public road in the UK. A Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) must be made […]

Could Land Value Tax reduce the tax bill for 99% of us?

Posted on January 4th, 2017.

Land Value Tax purists argue that it should be the only tax charged. One difficulty with this is it means some people are not paying any tax, and this does not create responsibility for public spending. However, in combination with some consumption taxes (VAT and specific duties) the system could operate equitably and replace many […]

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