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Pandora Papers Petition Hand in to No.10

18 Nov 21

Today 38 Degrees and Tax Justice UK staff handed in our joint huge petition to Downing Street. Over 116,000 people have now signed the petition to Boris Johnson asking him to crack down on tax dodging and close the loopholes used by the rich and...

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POLL: PUBLIC BACKS RISE IN CAPITAL GAINS TAX

24 Feb 21

Three in five members of the public back an increase in Capital Gains Tax (CGT) so it is in line with Income Tax or higher, new Savanta ComRes polling finds. Just 14% think that Income Tax should be higher than CGT, whereas 37% think that...

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Victory: Scottish tax!

1 Feb 18

Way back in September 2017, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon put forward proposals for an “open conversation” on tax increases, to help Scotland tackle inequality, and improve public services. 38 Degrees members knew the mega-rich and big business lobby would be pushing back, wanting their usual...

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Scottish tax: loophole petition

25 Jan 18

This is awkward. The Scottish government are about to hand some of the highest earners in the country a tax cut – by mistake. [1] Their current budget plans include an accidental loophole that gives a £90 million tax cut to people earning between £43,000...

Pie chart showing that 91% of survey takers voted to campaign for this loophole to be closed.

The missing £90 million

19 Jan 18

A Budget loophole could mean the Scottish government are about to give some of the highest earners in the country a tax cut – by mistake. Just before Christmas, the Scottish government announced bold changes to income tax – and 38 Degrees members helped make...

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Scotland’s tax

16 Jan 18

A Budget loophole could mean the Scottish government are about to give some of the highest earners in the country a tax cut – by mistake. [1] Just before Christmas, the Scottish government announced bold changes to income tax – and 38 Degrees members helped...