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Osborne’s Jekyll and Hyde tax approach

/ 23 July 2014

The Telegraph’s Philip Johnson accuses George Osborne of having a “Jekyll and Hyde” attitude towards tax, by offering generous pension reforms whilst simultaneously “operating the ultimate stealth tax” in the form of stamp duty.

Source: The Daily Telegraph

The full title of Robert Louis Stevenson’s story is (The) Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. And as demonstrated on Budget days, the Chancellor certainly does have a strange case.