International Comparisons 2017

CARE's twelfth annual international review of the taxation of families. It compares the overall direct tax burden, income tax rates and effective marginal tax rates (EMTRs) of various households in the UK with similar households in other countries in 2017, Families (households with children) continue to bear a heavier share of the income t burden than they do in other countries and many face much higher marginal rates.

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Don Draper
Independent Taxation – 25 years

Since 1990 the UK has had a system of independent taxation.  This report looks at the background to this change, the objectives set for this reform and consider its impact on families. Lord Lawson whose project this was contributes a the Foreword. 

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Don Draper
International Comparisons 2016

CARE's eleventh annual international review of the taxation of families. Using a wide definition of "tax" it compares the overall direct tax burden, income tax rates and effective marginal tax rates (EMTRs) of various households in the UK with similar  households in other countries in 2016, It looks primarily at households with an "average wage" but also at other income points.

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Don Draper
International Comparisons 2015

This is CARE's tenth annual international review of the taxation of families. It compares both the tax burdens and effective marginal tax rates (EMTRs) of various household types in the UK with those of similar households in other developed countries in the calendar year 2015. It considers not only households with an ‘average wage’ but also those with incomes above and below this figure. 

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Don Draper
International Comparisons 2014

This is CARE's ninth annual international review of the taxation of families. It compares both the tax burdens and effective marginal tax rates (EMTRs) of various household types in the UK with those of similar households in other developed countries in the calendar year 2014. It considers not only households with an ‘average wage’ but also those with incomes above and below this figure. 

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Don Draper
Couple Penalty 2008

This paper measures the disposable incomes of couples with children on low to modest incomes in 2008/09 living together and living apart. It updates previously published figures for 2006/07 and 2007/08. 

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Don Draper