Olly Wells

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SIPPs and Capital Gains Tax

by admin on 27 May, 2010

If the Liberal Democrat – Conservative coalition is to survive the test of time I think that capital gains tax (CGT) could prove to be an issue that comes back to haunt the relationship.  I fully understand and agree with the sentiment that it is unfair that those on lower incomes pay more tax as a […]

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The offer from David Cameron on Friday did not seem like much of an offer to me.  I heard Michael Portillo saying on TV today that he thought it was such a good offer that the Lib-dems would not be able to believe it.  I must say I feel he must be living on another […]

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The tax cut you can believe in

by admin on 25 April, 2010

Under Labour, the tax system is complex, unwieldy and, most of all, unfair. This has to change. The Liberal Democrats will rebalance our tax system to make it fair once and for all. Under the Liberal Democrats the income tax threshold will be raised to £10,000, meaning most taxpayers will see their income tax bills […]

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Knocking on doors recently I have been surprised how many people are now asking what is being done to ensure that EU migrant workers are observing the same rules as everybody else when it comes to tax.  As a Liberal Democrat I am proud of our party’s strongly pro-European policy, but just because I am […]

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