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Mini budget 2022: experts react to the new UK government’s spending and tax-cut plans

How the government plans to address the energy crisis and economic growth, among other key issues.
A lot of African countries have implemented taxes on electronic transactions. Wikimedia Commons

New data on the e-levy in Ghana: unpopular tax on mobile money transfers is hitting the poor hardest

The tax on electronic transactions has not generated as much revenue as the government of Ghana expected.
Keeping these aspects of taxation in mind can help us hold governments accountable for the taxes that they try to implement and prevent future unethical and legally questionable taxes from being put in place. (Shutterstock)

10 things everyone should know about taxation

Taxes are more than mandatory payments required by governments. Understanding the essential aspects of taxation can help prevent ethically and legally questionable taxes from being imposed.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez making a fashion statement. Ray Tamarra/GC Images via Getty Images

‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will barely dent America’s long slide from progressive taxation

In 1950, the top 0.01% of earners paid almost 70% of their income in taxes. By 2018, the super-rich paid proportionately less than the average for all other Americans.

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