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Tories accused of "dragging their feet" on ensuring the super-rich and big corporations pay their fair share in tax.
Rise in personal tax allowance benefits higher ratepayers by £340 a year with basic rate band £70 better off and universal credit recipients better by just 50p per week.
Centre for Social Justice urges chancellor to row back on manifesto pledge to reduce income tax and invest in benefits instead.
Majority also believe people should be fined for missed appointments.
Work and pensions committee says employers force workers into bogus self-employment and free-ride on welfare state.
Despite the chancellor’s NICs U-turn, those who earn below £6,000 still face a five-fold increase – unless the government acts before next year.
Controversial move, which requires woman who had third child as result of rape to verify her position, added to existing act.
Chancellor performs U-turn on much-criticised budget tax grab, accepting that it breached wording of Tory manifesto.
Study finds self-employed single parent of two on £10,000 faces losing thousands due to rise in NICs and cuts to universal credit.
Firmer link between contributions and receipts is on table as PM calls first cabinet meeting since summer break.
One in eight people using new pension freedoms have being caught out by unexpected taxes and cuts to benefits, says Citizens Advice.
BBC Newsnight questions Education Secretary Nicky Morgan on how IFS data shows the poorest are bearing the brunt of Tory tax and benefit changes.
Chancellor urged by Labour and Lib Dems to give priority in his budget to low earners and use spare money to offset welfare cuts.
George Osborne hears cuts should not hit existing tax credit recipients and should be delayed until end of parliament.
The Government has been accused of effectively colluding with big business in helping them to avoid paying National Insurance.
Osborne's so-called 'National Living Wage' will do little to compensate low-income working families affected by changes to the tax, tax credits and benefits system.
As many as 460,000 hard-working low-income workers are being forced into self-employment by tax dodging employers.
Chancellor unveils new "living wage" but hits the poor with sweeping cuts to welfare and in-work benefits.
New research suggests that the roll our of Universal Credit could lift as many as 500,000 children out of poverty.
The move would see the top rate of tax being lowered from 45p to 40p, while hammering low-income families with £12bn in welfare cuts.
This weeks biggest welfare related news stories from Welfare Weekly.
Conservative Party tax giveaways would benefit the rich ten times more than low-income working families, according to new research published today.
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