LEX COLUMN: Anyone for wealth taxes?
Those are the ones that other people have to pay
Unsurprisingly, the public mostly back wealth taxes when polled. Why object to a tax you do not expect to pay?
More strikingly, heavyweight experts supported a one-off levy in a newly published UK study. Out of fashion for decades, wealth taxes are touted by some academics and pundits as a workable fix for pandemic-hit public finances...