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WHEN WILLIAM PITT the Younger (right) introduced a parliamentary bill to raise a levy on income, it was meant to be a provisional measure. Two hundred years later, it is still a "temporary" procedure that has to be dealt with every year. In Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less (9.30am R4), Evan Davies looks at the history of income tax, revealing various plans to abolish it, and how people try to avoid paying it.

Fiona Sturges

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