Free LAND SEMINAR, Wed, October 18, 2017 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Houses of Parliament, Portcullis House,
Land is a gift of nature capable of providing shelter, food, water, fuel & clothes for all
Land Value Tax is a secure progressive source of revenue.
A small percentage tax on the value of all land could gradually replace inefficient and regressive taxes like council tax, business rates and stamp duty.
It is paid by the landlord not the tenant. It relieves low income tenants of the council tax and its draconian enforcement.
Exemptions can be arranged for high asset low income households.
It has been found to bring empty homes and unused land into use in Harrisburg Pennsylvania and other US cities. It works in Denmark, Australia and Hong Kong,
It would encourage the four big UK builders to release their bank of 600,000 plots of unused land.
Land cannot be transferred tax free to an overseas bank; so taxing it in the UK might even recover a little of the trillions shipped out to tax havens by the City of London.
It enables land owners to contribute to the common good from the unearned increase in the value of their land due to the market, so relieving the landless tenants and themselves of the need for high income taxes.
You are invited to a
Wed, October 18, 2017 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Chaired by Debbie Abrahams MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth
The speakers will include;
Fred Harrison, the Land Research Trust
Professor Michael Edwards, The Bartlett School of Planning, UCL
Anna Minton, Author "BIG CAPITAL Who is London for?"
Ian Kirkwood, Scottish Land Revenue Group
Lindsay Judge, Resolution Foundation
The people thrive with Land Value Tax in Australia, Denmark, Hong Kong, Harrisburg Pennsylvania and other US cities.
The Land Research Trust will publish a short book at the seminar in which authors living in
Denmark and the USA describe how it works in their countries.
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