Category - property

  • 13 Apr 2015

    The inheritance tax threshold will be raised if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron, the UK Prime Minister pledged. This would benefit some home-owners in areas with high property prices. But, even for them, the deal is not as good as it might sound.

  • 11 Sep 2012

    Since the economic crisis, people have become increasingly aware of the unfairness of our current tax system. Tax avoidance by corporations and the super-rich gives the appearance that paying tax is an optional extra, whilst low-paid workers have no choice in the matter.

  • 8 Mar 2012

    Cash strapped as it seeks to avoid the European debt crisis, Italy's parliament is debating a measure to force church-owned properties to pay property taxes.

  • 7 Jun 2011

    Wealth and property shape a “false reading” of human value, says the World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.