Labour target Premier League for billion tax windfall
28 November 2019
Total additional tax bill under five year Parliament could rise to £1billion.
Premier Players face annual average tax hikes of £349,637 under Labour government.
Proposed plans buck trend set by Italy and Spain.
Analysis by offthepitch.com shows plans to raise income tax for high earners by a Labour government could cost Premier League footballers an additional billion pounds in tax contributions over the duration of a five year Parliament.
Jeremy Corbyn launched the Labour manifesto in Birmingham last Wednesday with a pledge to introduce higher tax bands for those earning above £80,000 and £125,000.
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