The War Between the State and the Family: How Government Divides and Impoverishes

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In a new study, Patricia Morgan shows how tax and benefits policy has undermined family life in Britain and encouraged fraud and dishonesty. The study shows how the tax and benefits systems are particularly harsh on single-earner couples who have to earn over GBP50,000 before there is no loss from declaring their relationship to the authorities. This situation encourages couples not to marry and, if they are living together, to lie to the authorities about their family situation. In 2004/05, the government paid credits and ...

The War Between the State and the Family: How Government Divides and Impoverishes 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138539433

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The War Between the State & the Family: How Government Divides and Impoverishes 2008, Routledge, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781412807548

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War Between the State and the Family: How Government Divides and Impoverishes 2007, Institute of Economic Affairs, London

ISBN-13: 9780255365963

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