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  1. September 8, 2014

    Citizens: freedom is hard work

    ...200m are welcome. Plans to boost fee income would, however, buck the prevailing trend: fee income at US banks fell to $32.5bn last year...assets is worrisome. It threatens to dilute Citizens vanilla appeal, especially combined with...

  2. beyondbrics

    May 19, 2014

    Guest post: what India expects of Modi

    ...food, fuels and power and fund households below a certain income level through vouchers, which can be used for food, education...government arms—the judiciary and the police—which protect a citizens rights and best epitomize how a citizen perceives his or her... guest writer

  3. January 29, 2014

    System founded on inequality will break down

    ...when the state takes half of a citizens earned income.” He should have no moral...bring an increase of £2,500 in income tax and, consequently, a rise...per cent to 38 per cent of total income. That’s hardly the sort of tax increase...

  1. January 27, 2014

    Labour is confirming critics’ worst suspicions with 50p tax plan

    ...When Gordon Brown increased Britain’s top rate of income tax in the dismal twilight of his premiership, it...troubling watershed when the state takes half of a citizens earned income. Anyone about to brush aside these objections should... By Janan Ganesh

  2. June 28, 2013

    A Leviathan cowed – welcome to Britain in 2023

    ...Politicians talk of restoring the contributory principle that links a citizens benefits to taxes paid but, in practice, means-testing...corporation tax while raising stamp duty on luxury properties. The income tax base will retreat at both ends. The starting threshold... By Janan Ganesh

  3. FT Alphaville

    February 27, 2013

    On negative interest rates and hoarding

    ...money that can be used to settle tax liabilities — every citizens ultimate liability to the state — it is only a market participant...stores-of-value which offer compensation in the form of income flow. However, if the central bank feels private markets are over... Izabella Kaminska

  4. December 4, 2012

    The allies who moulded the welfare state

    ...Management of one’s income is an essential element of a citizens freedom.” You would...calculated subsistence income, which was not...management of one’s income is an essential element of a citizens freedom”. johnkay... By John Kay

  5. April 13, 2012

    Britain should not fear fiscal voyeurism

    ...as were the amounts of income and wealth taxes that were...It is that it is every citizens duty to pay a fair share...affairs, and it is every citizens right to know that this...the early days of the income tax, determined that tax... By Martin Sandbu

  6. March 21, 2012

    Romney silent on his healthcare success

    ...access to healthcare is every citizens right. The president’s Republican...subsidies to residents with income up to three times the Federal poverty income level. Obamacare offers tax credits to citizens with income up to four times the poverty... By Alan Rappeport in New York

  7. January 30, 2012

    Dilnot: pooling of risks to care costs ‘vital’

    ...come amid a wider debate over how the citizens expectations of what the state will provide...the proposals as a percentage of their income, writes Sarah Neville. The reforms...term care shows that the top fifth by income will benefit most from the proposed arrangement... By Sarah Neville, Public Policy Editor

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