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How to make Budget 2013 fair...

26 February 2013, 07:14

So my 2c again:

Whatever the tax, whether it is rates on property, income tax, road tax, fuel tax, VAT etc should be split as follows:

50% spent in the immediate vicinity of the taxpayer

30% in disadvantaged communities

20% on National projects

This way the taxpayer may actually see some benefit to his expenditure, and will become a less grudging contributor. Affluent communities would still subsidise less affluent ones, but money spent in their own communities would enhance 'perceived value'.

If I did not have a pothole that a small child could get lost in on my route to work, I may just feel that the system is in some way working for me...

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