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‘Inspired by Starbucks’ self-employed UK builder goes Fair trade

‘I’ve pledged to record my labour on at least one job a month – but not if it’s something like a whole extension’

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Posted: Dec 7th, 2012
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Mascara tax means ‘richest, sassiest’ will bear brunt of recession

The Government has proposed a tax on mascara, which could raise up to £2bn for the Treasury but is set to squeeze Cheryl Cole very hard indeed.

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Posted: Nov 19th, 2010
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Children ‘to do their bit for recovery’ as tooth fairy money taxed

Business secretary Vince Cable announced that from September money paid to children by the tooth fairy will be means-tested and subject to tax.

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Posted: Jul 23rd, 2010
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Fury at Treasury plans for windfall tax on déjà vu

Consumer groups have reacted furiously to a leaked Treasury email suggesting that Alistair Darling will include a windfall tax on déjà vu in his Budget today, in a move designed to raise £3.5 billion without alienating younger voters. ‘The sight of Hoon, Hewitt and Byers promising access for cash has led to a huge rise [...]

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Posted: Mar 24th, 2010
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Taxpayers footing expenses bill for ALL Government spending

Public outcry has been sparked by the revelation that the Government has been taking money from members of the public and spending it on healthcare, education and welfare benefits.

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Posted: May 15th, 2009
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