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Taxation

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 418 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 10 Jan 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/36/1-13
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Carbon copy of WSC's proposal for the betting tax.

Dates: 10 Jan 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Oct 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/37/28
Scope and Contents Letter from Pembroke Wicks (Conservative and Unionist Central Office, Palace Chambers, Bridge Street, Westminster, [London]) to John Davidson [Parliamentary Secretary, Admiralty] about likely political embarrassment over the Betting Tax, asking him to try and ensure that Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] has information available for the public, especially that the licenses cannot "operate as a cloak for dishonest bookmakers", and asking for advance copies of the...
Dates: 12 Oct 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Nov 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/37/41-42
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from Sir Horace Hamilton [Chairman, Board of Customs and Excise] to Sir John Anderson [later 1st Lord Waverley, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Home Office] about betting duty offences, explaining that WSC would like there to be minimal change in prosecutions and administration of the betting laws following the introduction of the tax, so that cases of illegal betting houses would be prosecuted but government departments will need to work together to establish which...
Dates: 13 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Jan 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/40/55-58
Scope and Contents Memorandum from WSC to Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury] marked "Private & Personal To be returned" on subjects including: conversion; the addition of £37 million to the national debt; contrast to the freedom from debt in Germany and France; and WSC's view that the Treasury will be criticised for favouring a 'rentier' class over 'social, moral or manufacturing' interests. He ends by asking Niemeyer to prepare proposals for using forced loans and government bonds as part...
Dates: 26 Jan 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jun 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/64/3-13
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from WSC to Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, marked "secret and personal" on the need to "dominate events lest we be submerged by them", reflecting on achievements of the government but predicting bleak prospects for the next year as the government has not been successful, his own efforts to reduce expenditure have failed, the Factory and Poor Law Bills and Franchise will not support them, and advising that a constructive measure is needed. He seeks Baldwin's support for...
Dates: 06 Jun 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Apr 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/71/10-16
Scope and Contents Memorandum from WSC to Sir Otto Niemeyer [Controller of Finance, Treasury] on the economic position of Germany and Great Britain and the negative impact of the rigid policy of the Bank of England, high taxation, poor trade and high unemployment. WSC argues that the policy is unsatisfactory on social, industrial and political grounds; that Germany is in a healthier economic state and that the allies may need to reduce the reparations burden on Germany and that misleading conclusions will be...
Dates: 20 Apr 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 May 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/75/72
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Copy of a minute from WSC to Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] on opposition amendments to the Finance Bill, seeking figures to show that the majority of the relief will go to the industries where profits are lowest and unemployment is highest.Carbon typescript. Unsigned.

Dates: 29 May 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Apr [1929]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/100/186-187
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Handwritten note from ?FG to James Grigg [Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] enclosing typewritten figures on indirect taxes and percentages of total tax revenue from 1913/14- proposed figures for 1929/30 with a note on the figures for sugar, tea, cocoa, coffee and matches.Annotated [by WSC] "Keep."

Dates: 13 Apr [1929]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 8 Apr 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/101/42-43
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Letter from Harold Macmillan [later 1st Lord Stockton] (Chester Square [London]) to [WSC] on WSC's budget which he describes as "an absolutely first-class fighting Budget" and making observations on policies which will support the Conservative election campaign, specifically relief for "publicans and the Bookies", and the removal of tea duty, modernisation and support for industry and the development of markets in the Empire.Signed manuscript.

Dates: 8 Apr 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/12/67-72
Scope and Contents Memorandum and covering note from Sir Patrick Hastings to Prime Minister's [Neville Chamberlain] Private Secretary setting out his proposal for a scheme to "effect a form of compulsory investment in a National Loan without confiscation and . . . without the disadvantage of direct taxation", as devised at the request of [1st] Lord Reading [earlier Sir Rufus Isaacs] and presented to the Cabinet in 1916, but abandoned as a result of opposition by Arthur Henderson [later Lord Rowley, Labour...
Dates: Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Sep 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/12/73-81
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Letter from Sir Patrick Hastings to Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain recalling a scheme he proposed in 1916 for raising money; with notes and copies of correspondence from [Arthur] Rucker, [Principal] Private Secretary to Prime Minster, and [?Christopher] Hankey, [Herbert] Brittain, [Thomas] Padmore, and Sydney Turner of HM Treasury asking if anyone including [1st] Lord Hankey recalls details of the scheme and why it was rejected. [typescript with carbons and manuscript notes].

Dates: Sep 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Nov 1941 - 08 Dec 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/30/37-48
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Correspondence between Leslie Rowan [Private Secretary to WSC] and [? Mary Ann Stocks], Ministry of Labour and Norman Tucker, Treasury, on a suggestion by W T Towler [Director, Towler and Son Limited, Engineers] that an Industrial Cross or Distinguished Labour Order should be instituted in future honours and on taxation; also includes copy of letter by John Martin [Private Secretary to WSC] to Sir Robert Knox [Secretary, Political Honours Scrutiny Committee.

Dates: 16 Nov 1941 - 08 Dec 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Oct 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/106/14-15
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [Sir] Horace Hamilton [Permanent Secretary, Board of Trade] to [Sir Warren] Fisher [Permanent Secretary, Treasury] about proposals for a development board and for state assistance with trade and industry. He explains that subsidies will not help put British industry on a 'proper economic basis', and would hinder progress, and that the President of the Board of Trade [Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton] believes that duties...
Dates: 16 Oct 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Jul 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/41/1
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Letter from Robert Chalmers [Assistant Secretary at the Treasury] (19 Earl's Terrace, Kensington, [London]) to WSC answering WSC's queries about the taxation of agricultural land, the qualification for old age pensions of those in receipt of poor relief, and rate relief.

Dates: 25 Jul 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1909]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/41/2-3
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Report on the large increase in the income of local landowners (unearned by them) arising from the development of the coalfield in the Aber Valley near Caerphilly [Glamorgan, Wales], and the exemption of this income from local taxation, which the Budget seeks to remedy. Annotated typescript.

Dates: [1909]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1909]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/41/4-5
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Report on the large royalties and increase in land values benefitting 1st Lord Plymouth, the owner of the land on which the Barry Dock near Cardiff [Wales] has been built, and the intention in the Budget to tax this unearned income. Typescript.

Dates: [1909]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Aug 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/41/10-13
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Letter from [WSC] to David Lloyd George arguing that landowners should be given the option of paying death duties in land. Typescript copy.

Dates: 13 Aug 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jul 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/41/14-17
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Notes by Crompton Llewelyn Davies on duties on minerals and on a call at the annual conference of the Scottish miners for the taxation of coal royalties received by landowners.

Dates: 09 Jul 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jul 1909]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/41/25-32
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Notes [by Crompton Llewelyn Davies] on bills for the taxation of land values considered by Parliament between 1902 and 1908.

Dates: [Jul 1909]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1909]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/41/33
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Extract from the speech in 1903 of Thomas Shaw (later Lord Shaw) on Thomas Macnamara's Land Values Bill giving examples of inflated prices of land used for public works in Edinburgh [Scotland]. Annotated typescript.

Dates: [1909]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Aug 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/41/38-42
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Statement by Edgar Harper [statistical officer of the London County Council] of the case for the taxation of mineral royalties.

Dates: 05 Aug 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Jul 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/41/45-47
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Memorandum by Edgar Harper [statistical officer of the London County Council] arguing that a uniform rate on land values is preferable to a uniform tax. Typescript annotated by [?Sydney Buxton, later Lord Buxton, that the issue is best not dealt with during the election].

Dates: 30 Jul 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/42/10
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Letter from Otto Ernst Niemeyer (Treasury) to Edward Marsh enclosing and commenting on notes on taxes levied by the Empire and the Federal States in Germany [see CHAR 2/42/11-12].

Dates: 01 May 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 May 1909

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/42/11-12
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Notes by Otto Ernst Niemeyer on taxes levied by the Empire and the Federal States in Germany. Sent with CHAR 2/42/10.

Dates: 01 May 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Mar 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/38/8-12
Scope and Contents Letter from Arthur Witley (13 Westbourne Road, Huddersfield, [Yorkshire]) to WSC (House of Commons) regretting that WSC's recent letter in the Nation "betrays a tendency towards State Socialism". Gives his view of the distinction between a Radical and a Socialist and follows Henry George in advocating a system of taxation which distinguishes between value created by the community and that created by the individual, and the nationalisation of "all natural monopolies" such as transport...
Dates: 10 Mar 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open