Friday 30 August 2013

Addressing Income Inequality – Who Pays?

Talking Point: The Vote, 28 Aug 2013

In Singapore, the top 10% earn 30% of all household income. The bottom 10%? 1.6%.

Income inequality has been a fact of life since the 1980s, so what’s behind the government’s latest “strategic shift” to right the imbalance? Does it need to?

And if it means levying more taxes, would you pay?

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