Tag "Income Tax"

Is this how we intend to treat pensioners?

THIS letter follows: Income tax status change ‘penny pinching’, 24 March 2016, Tax status change ‘discrimination of the highest order’, 30 March 2016, and Income tax amendment ‘grossly unfair’, 7 April 2016. Most States members, I feel, must have slept through this income tax amendment part of the Billet and by the lack of response I have had from Treasury and Resources, are still sleeping.

Income tax status change ‘penny-pinching’

I write to you (Treasury and Resources) concerning my income tax marital status. I am an ex-Guernsey civil servant, married and had lived in Guernsey for many years where we brought up our family, some being educated there and all having worked in Guernsey.

A rise in income tax would be more equitable than a GST

I WAS sickened to read your article on the States’ plans to introduce GST and further penalise the average working family and favour the wealthy among us. I do not seek to punish the better off for their hard work or just good fortune, however they must accept that if you wish to live here, you must bear the cost fairly.

What was rejected to get GST?

WHEN the Assembly does finally debate the introduction of a general sales tax, slated for implementation in 2019, States members of the day need to look for something specific.