Taxes and benefits: the parties' plans

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Adam, Stuart; Browne, James; Emmerson, Carl
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Date of publication
28 April 2015
IFS briefing note; BN172
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Social welfare
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In advance of the 2015 General Election, this briefing note looks at the main proposed changes to income tax, mansion tax, other taxes, and benefits in turn, with a particular focus on Labour and the Conservatives. The main body of this document then examines most of the specific tax and benefit policies of Labour, Conservatives and Liberal Democrats in some detail.

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