måndag 19 maj 2008

Proposed stupid legislation item #4

Reduced welfare dependency is another plank in the government's legislative programme, but how is it going to achieve that?

The entire shape of the tax and benefits system positively encourages people to do nothing rather than something. And the same applies to the property tax system as well, with proposals of levying rates on empty commercial buildings being met by threats of de-roofing which would relieve the owners of the tax.

Another case of things not being thought through properly.

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