The PM claims the move will cut crime and save lives but you say it's a stealth tax
In addition to the thousands of pounds in business rates each year I am now burdened with this stealth tax
It's a good old-fashioned stealth tax
from the Brown Treasury, as we can still call it.
This amounts to a stealth tax
on local tenants and is simply unfair.
If the changes do go ahead as planned, more than pounds 1 billion a year may be raised from UK businesses through, what some may see as, an additional stealth tax
Pension fund values that rise and fall due to stock market movements and the low interest rates at the current time pale into insignificance when compared with the impact of this Brown stealth tax
It's just another stealth tax
at a time when families are under severe financial pressure.
The Labour government can attempt to force another stealth tax
on the country, but the Liberal Democrats in Liverpool will not introduce it here.
WITH reference to your report about National Express considering introducing a pounds 1 charge on all seat bookings (The Journal, January 19), which was described as a stealth tax
, can I remind Tony Walker, spokesman for Railfuture, that not only did British Rail charge for seat reservations, but the passenger also had to prove they had a valid ticket for the train they were making the reservation on.
This is yet another stealth tax
inflicted by Labour.
It is particularly regrettable that a Stealth Tax
like this is being applied now.
But the LGA insisted the "save as you throw" proposals would not be a stealth tax
to raise extra cash for councils.