Alternatives to property tax
Published 26/10/2010 | 05:00
I am very angry at continued kite flying from government sources about a proposed property tax/levy/fine. I have already paid my property tax/stamp duty.
When the confusion around the bank bailout calms, it is clear that this comes down to the Government wanting private sector workers to accept a property tax and other charges in order to pay for maintaining the high salaries and pensions of public sector workers.
The public finance imbalance can be fixed immediately, without hitting people with further taxes by doing the following: