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“That, boys and girls, journalists and government ministers, is how our tax system works”

“That, boys and girls, journalists and government ministers, is how our tax system works”

by on April 2, 2016

Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to £100…

If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this… [more…]

Explanation of tax / 10 men go into a bar….

Explanation of tax / 10 men go into a bar….

by on April 6, 2013

Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to £100…

If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this…

The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing.
The fifth would pay £1.
The sixth would pay £3.
The seventh would pay £7..
The eighth would pay £12.
The ninth would pay £18.
The tenth man (the richest) would pay £59.

So, that’s what they decided to do..Posted by Helen Tonetti [more…]