TAXATION

Publication List


Tax Freedom Day 1996

By Gabriel Stein

Tax Freedom Day is when we stop working for the taxman and start working for ourselves. It now falls later than for ten years; but pity the poor Swedes who have to wait until August!

24pp 1996 ISBN: 1-873712-70-7 UK Price: 16 (18 elsewhere)


Letter to Lisbon

By Keith Boyfield

Cut European duties on tobacco and alcohol is the message to the European Commission. Boyfield argues for tax harmonization through cross-border competition rather than imposing minimum duty rates on everyone.

33pp 1995 ISBN: 1-873712-68-5 UK Price: 14 (16 elsewhere)


Too Much to Swallow

By Keith Boyfield

Equivalency - taxing alcohol by unit - is the solution proposed by Boyfield. Excessively high duties have already cost 10,000 jobs. Action must be taken to stop more being lost.

41pp 1995 ISBN: 1-873712-66-9 UK Price: 16 (18 elsewhere)


Captive Capital

By Dr Barry Bracewell-Milnes

UK capital taxes are the world's most complex, putting us at a disadvantage against EC partners. On UK and US figures, the author shows that the revenue-maximizing level for CGT is only 15 percent, and argues for a cut to below 10 percent.

23pp 1995 ISBN: 1-873712-63-4 UK Price: 10 (12 elsewhere)


A Disorderly House

By Barry Bracewell-Milnes

UK excise duties are higher than everywhere except Ireland, so people go to extraordinary lengths to avoid them. Calculations show that by lowering the tax on spirits by 60% an extra 1220 million would be brought in, and more by reducing the tax on wine.

71pp 1993 ISBN: 1-873712-28-6 UK Price: 28 (30 elsewhere)


A Capital Offence

By Dr Barry Bracewell-Milnes & Bruce Sutherland

Adam Smith Institute analysts have proposed sharply cutting Britain's capital-gains and inheritance taxes - Wall Street Journal

15pp 1989 ISBN:1-870109-48-1 UK Price: 8 (9 elsewhere)


False Economy

By Dr Barry Bracewell-Milnes

UK capital taxes are the world's most complex, putting us at a disadvantage against EC partners. On UK and US figures, the author shows that the revenue-maximizing level for CGT is only 15%, and argues for a cut to below 10%.

51pp 1992 ISBN: 1-873712-25-1 UK Price: 25 (27 elsewhere)


A House Divided

By Dr Barry Bracewell-Milnes

Updated and non-technical edition of A Disorderly House. The booze cruises and the welfare drain to the UK economy continue unabated.

28pp 1994 ISBN 1-873712-51-0 UK Price: 16 (18 elsewhere)


It Pays to Cut Taxes

By Andrew Neil, George Gilder, James Gwartney, Lawrence Lindsey, et al

The Adam Smith Institute uses evidence supplied by American academics to back up a call for reducing top tax rates from 60% to 40% - Daily Telegraph

61pp 1986 ISBN:0-906517-95-8 UK Price: 35 (37 elsewhere)


A Healthy Economy

David Howell, Prof David Myddelton, Sir William Clark, et al

Give tax cuts priority over public spending, since abolishing IHT and cutting tax rates would increase total revenue. say UK and US tax specialists.

63pp 1988 ISBN: 1-870109-18-X UK Price: 38 (40 elsewhere)


An ACT Against Trade

By Dr Barry Bracewell-Milnes

Surplus ACT lays a burden of 8bn on industry making UK companies less able to compete. The reform of this 27-year-old anomaly would mean a significant boost to trade.

34pp 1992 ISBN: 1-873712-23-5 UK Price: 25 (28 elsewhere)


A Duty to Repeal

By Nicolas Gibb

The case against stamp duty on houses, shares, and other capital.

22pp 1990 ISBN: 1-870109-71-6 UK Price: 8 (10 elsewhere)


Free Wills: Inheritance Without Taxation

By Dr Barry Bracewell-Milnes

Ordinary people pay more IHT than the rich. The UK rate is far above the EU average, hitting much smaller estates. The tax is a powerful disincentive on saving, kills family businesses, is costly to collect, and destroys far more wealth than it yields. if it did not exist, no rational person would propose it.

34pp 1995 ISBN 1-873712-64-2 UK Price: 14 (16 elsewhere)


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