The taxis that were unable to take him home included black and whites and Supertax
He puts 20p on my pasty but his sandwiches still arrive on a tray for his lunch - LESLEY DARLINGTON, 64 e r Taking 5% off supertax
and adding VAT to a pie or pasty is the work of a Government out of touch with the people - DAVID TAYLOR, 36 least I just couldn't go back to my customers again and again saying I wanted more money because petrol had gone up again - PAUL STELFOX, 64 FORMER TRUCKER You don't see George Osborne having to pop into Greggs for a pasty at lunchtime, do you?
THE Government could rake in an extra EUR1billion a year if they slapped a supertax
on the rich, it was claimed yesterday.
When I was a younger man, we had what was called supertax
, the very rich were taxed at up to 90 per cent of their income.
Mr Darling has promised his third Budget will be "sensible, workmanlike" but his cupboard is not as bare as he might have expected, partly thanks to the banks choosing to cough up his supertax
on City bonuses, rather than trim employees' perks.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, introduced this new supertax
for bankers' bonuses at the Pre-Budget Report in December It took immediate effect and will last until the end of the current tax year in early April.
CHANCELLOR Alistair Darling slapped a supertax
on bank bonuses yesterday in a bid to discourage megabucks payments to fat cats.
For four hours of hard graft like this they might get between pounds 100 and pounds 200 each - not bad, but hardly supertax
You should have kept the 50% supertax
on bankers' bonuses.
Last week, the Government unveiled a bank bonus supertax
which will see them pay 50% tax on all bonuses above pounds 25,000.