Brilliant article by Ian King from Sky News. Click here to read the article.
Brilliant article by David McWilliams from the Irish Times. Click here to read the article.
If you lift your head out of the "conventional thinking bucket" for a moment you might be hit with an epiphany. Taxation should be simple, fair, understandable, efficient and penalise productive economic activity as little as possible. Income tax fails all those tests. Not some of them but all of them. The Tax Act (last [...]
Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has backed a land value tax to deal with the problem of housing affordability. Click here to read the article in The Guardian.
Bryan Kavanagh is a long-term economic activist. He's also a property valuer and brings a historic perspective to our current problems. If you want to know how we got where we are today and what we need to do to fix things then click on the link below. Click here to read Bryan's article. [...]
$10,000 per year tax on unoccupied properties Contrary to other taxes, taxes on land makes it more affordable and accessible. Take Vancouver, Canada for example — Click here to read the article. The city has placed a tax of $10,000 per year on unoccupied residences. The owners must self declare and if they lie [...]
The influential journal, The Economist, recently wrote an excellent article on Henry George and land tax. The article was entitled "Why Henry George had a point". Click here to read the article. Nobel-prize winner Joseph Stiglitz is in favour of Henry George's policies because "Rich people tend to own a lot of land, poor people very [...]