TAXPAYERS’ ALLIANCE

TAXPAYERS’ ALLIANCE

London, United Kingdom

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ABOUT

The mission of The TaxPayers' Alliance (TPA) is to be Britain's independent grassroots campaign for lower taxes. After years of being ignored by politicians of all parties, the TPA is committed to forcing politicians to listen to ordinary taxpayers.

Major programs for this organization include: Single Income Tax Campaign; Spending Plan Campaign; War on Waste Campaign

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CCS PAVES WAY FOR EASE OF DOING BUSINESS REFORM IN INDIA

The New Delhi-based Centre for Civil Society (CCS) has been recognized, for its work reducing barriers to prosperity and opportunity in India, as the winner of Atlas Network’s $50,000 Leveraging Indices for Free Enterprise Policy Reform (LIFE) Award. CCS has been driving a public dialogue on the improvement of India’s competitiv...

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HOW TO USE BREXIT AS AN EXAMPLE FOR FUTURE POLICY CHANGES

In 2016, the United Kingdom surprised the world by deciding to leave the European Union. Campaign victories like that don’t come out of nowhere. Behind the scenes teams engage audiences, navigate policy discussions, work with the press, and debate difficult topics. The most adept ultimately change opinions and win.

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The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union, known as the “Brexit,” has been controversial in nearly every quarter. Now that the decision has been made, however, the question becomes how to implement the withdrawal in a way that maximizes the benefits of political independence while minimizing potential drawbacks like...

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IEA ‘THINK CONFERENCE’ FOCUSES ON WORLD’S ECONOMIC PROBLEMS

The world is filled with problems, but few people recognize how markets have dramatically improved quality of life throughout the world in recent decades. Advocates of free markets are often drowned out by mistaken cries for protectionism, so the London-based Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) established its Think Conference l...

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UN-CONFERENCE SESSION BRINGS WORKSHOP ATMOSPHERE TO LIBERTY FORUM

Conference presentations are too often one-sided, with a speaker and a crowd of listeners who don’t interact much apart from perhaps a few token exchanges during a Q&A session. Atlas Network sought to introduce an innovative format at the 2015 Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner by hosting an Un-Conference session, which brings a wor...

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London is repeatedly ranked as one of the world’s top destinations. If you are traveling to London, be sure to stay plugged into the freedom movement by checking out three of our featured partners, Institute of Economic Affairs, TaxPayers’ Alliance, and Network for a Free Society.

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The key to achieving a free society is, first and foremost, to change the climate of ideas. That’s the lesson that Atlas Network founder Sir Antony Fisher drew from Nobel laureate economist Friedrich Hayek before he abandoned his electoral ambitions to begin work founding and supporting think tanks that would assemble the analyt...

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ATLAS NETWORK PARTNERS SELECTED FOR LEVERAGING INDICES GRANT

To achieve tangible, real-world impact in the think tank world, measuring the outcomes and results of our work is a key ingredient of the equation. In order advance this goal, Atlas Network has proposed using reputable international rankings or indices and then objectively assessing the results of think tanks’ work as they try t...

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THE TAXPAYERS’ ALLIANCE WINS BIG ON STAMP OUT STAMP DUTY CAMPAIGN

The Stamp Duty is a tax on property purchases in the UK that makes it unnecessarily difficult for homeowners to move when they need to. It stops young people from buying a home and starting a family, discourages elderly people from downsizing, and stops people moving to new places for new jobs. On December 4, Chancellor George O...

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE PAY INSULATED FROM ECONOMIC REALITY IN U.K.

Britain's independent grassroots campaign for lower taxes, The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA), has released the 8th annual “Town Hall Rich List”. It discloses 2,181 council employees who received total remuneration in excess of £100,000 ($168,065 USD) in 2011-12. According to the TPA, it is the “definitive guide to senior executive p...

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U.K.-based think tanks, like The TaxPayer’s Alliance, serve as examples for free-market organizations across the globe. Atlas Network President Alex Chafuen writes in Forbes, “The new generation of well-run, more activist think tanks, is helping score some victories and changing the tone of the policy debate in the U.K. Given th...

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