March 18th 2020

The UK Tax Regime – What Impact Does it Have on Investment, Performance and Productivity? Meeting Retrospective

The context for this virtual meeting discussion was the near inevitability of a reform of the tax system in the near future. Governments across the developed world face a triple whammy of high public debt as a result of the 2008 financial crisis, continuing low economic growth well into the next decade and increasing pressure on public spending from an ageing population and environmental factors. To that we can now add a fourth whammy, the economic and fiscal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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