This is how members of Tynwald voted on increasing gas prices.
A new policy research working paper published by the World Bank finds that offshore financial centres benefit perversely from aid disbursements to highly aid-dependent countries. The paper finds that foreign “aid payments coincide with sharp increases in bank deposits in offshore financial centers known for bank secrecy and private wealth management, but not in other […]
The Isle of Man Government could lend its support to growing efforts across these Isles to protect consumers from surging energy costs this winter by calling on the United Kingdom Government to suspend the value-added tax on fuel bills, according to the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance. “Some Manx households are likely to struggle this coming winter […]
The Isle of Man’s pubs have expressed concern about the tax increase which has been applied to Manx hospitality businesses and consumers earlier this month: The Licensed Victuallers Association says there are serious concerns for how the likes of pubs, restaurants and hairdressers will survive over the coming months. The LVA’s chair is Geoff Joughin, […]
The Isle of Man’s Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture has already wasted too much Manx taxpayer money in pursuing Daniel Richardson, the man living in a cabin in the woods near Ramsey, and should stop wasting more money on this absurd endeavour, according to the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance. “Daniel Richardson has reportedly lived in […]
In response to a query from the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance, the Office of the Clerk of Tynwald has confirmed that no members of Tynwald claimed reimbursement from taxpayers for on-island travel expenses during the life of the last Tynwald. Prior to the query from the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance, the official listing of On-Island Travel Expenses […]
According to the Tynwald website, “The basic salary, with effect from 1 July 2021, for a Member of the House of Keys is £67,557 per annum and for a Member of the Legislative Council is £63,776 per annum.” In addition, various office holders receive extra pay: IOM Politician pay after 2021: Position Base pay Extra […]
The number of purchasers benefiting from support through the Isle of Man Government’s first-time home buyers schemes has fallen to all-time lows, with just 20 first-time purchasers being assisted last financial year. This data comes from a new analysis conducted by the Manx TaxPayers’ Alliance of information released by the Isle of Man Department of […]
On Friday October 1st, EnergyFM reported: A new business report shows while retail and hospitality is “still depressed”, the broader economy is “turning a corner”. The statement comes from a new report into the island’s economy which also found that most sectors are hopeful for increased turnover in the coming year. IoM businesses “turning a corner” […]
Manx Care is projected to overspend by £5 million for the current financial year, according to new information revealed in Manx Care Management Accounts this week.