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Chartered Institute of Taxation calls for tax harmonsiation


The Chartered Institute of Taxation has called for income tax and national insurance to be combined in one tax.


The Institute believes by combining the two systems to form one charge levied on taxable income, it would reduce the administrative burden currently placed on employers.


The move would simplify procedures and remove the inconsistencies existing between the two systems. It would also put an end to the inflexibility that exists in Inland Revenue and Department of Social Security administration.


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