I MUST disagree with your leader on the forthcoming tax changes to charitable donations ("Tax on philanthropy is another Coalition own goal", April 12).
If Tom Hunter, Ian Wood or anyone else wishes to make charitable donations of £1m, or whatever they are free to do so, but why should other taxpayers then refund up to 50% of this based on their tax rate?
There is no reason to cut their donations unless they are really feeling uncharitable.
4 St Margaret's Court,
CONGRATULATIONS to Allan Morrison for his excellent, succinct letter (April 12). Indeed it defies belief that George Osborne is shocked that the richest do not pay a lot of tax.
Much as I dislike him I do not think that he is a fool; a knave perhaps.
This is simply the latest illustration of the extent to which the present Cabinet of ultra rich old Etonians hold their own people in utter contempt.
2142 Balmore Road,
I HAVE my 2012 tax return. It came in an envelope from HMRC, Cumbernauld, was issued by an office in Cardiff and has to be returned to yet another office in Liverpool. Ah, well.
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