CentreForum is hosting an important event today – a wide-ranging statement of the tax policies the Liberal Democrats will present to the public at the next election. The BBC has already taken the story, leading with the aspect that they are planning to Double the threshold of the Mansion Tax.
While this may raise a billion or two, of far greater significance is the pledge to raise the starting rate threshold for income tax to £10,000.
The plans are being described as “the most radical tax reform in a generation”. Les Bonner of Grimsby has blogged about it.
Oh, on another topic: am I the only person to point out the irony in this advert of Tiger Woods‘? I kinda doubt it: