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Work incentives, redistribution and the tax/benefit rate schedule

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Tax by Design is the final report from the Mirrlees Review. We present a picture of coherent tax reform whose aim is to identify the characteristics of a good tax system for any open developed economy, to assess the extent to which the UK tax system conforms to these ideals, and to recommend how it ...
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This report aims to illuminate the trade-off between work incentives and redistribution.
IFS Working Paper W06/20
This paper reviews various techniques for quantifying financial incentives to work, shows how financial work incentives have changed across the population since 1979, and estimates how much of these changes are due to changes in the tax and benefit system.
IFS Working Paper W15/27
This paper investigates how our impression of redistribution undertaken by the tax and benefit system changes when viewed from a lifetime perspective. To do so, the authors simulate lifecycle data designed to be representative of the experiences of the baby-boom cohort, born 1945–54.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.
Presentation
This presentation is one of a series on the economics of tax policy.