Land Value Tax (LVT) is a levy on the unimproved value of land, it disregards the value of building, personal property and other improvements to real estate. LVT has been referred to as "the perfect tax" and the economic efficiency of a Land Value Tax has been known since the eighteenth century. LVT is a progressive tax in that the tax burden falls on titleholders in proportion to the value of locations, the ownership of which is highly correlated with overall wealth and income.

25 Aug 2022

Coop Party blends into the Landscape of LVT

Our allies in the Labour & Cooperative Movement, the Labour Land Campaign, have achieved a significant victory by securing the support of the Cooperative Party Conference for a General Election Manifesto which includes very clear support for using LVT as an economic instrument.

1 Sep 2009

Get the yIPOD vote out to win the Millennium Election

Plaguarising the title of a piece by Matthew Norman in today's Independent, this is a first plug for a new website that could win across the disillusioned Millennium Generation to Lib Dems (on the basis of our modest switch of taxes off wealth creation onto property wealth accumulation)

31 Mar 2010

Prospect Magazine publishes article advocating Land Value Taxation

The excellent political monthly Prospect has published an opinion piece that we hope will bring LVT to a wider audience. Written by Phillippe Legrain, who is to bring out a book "Afershock: reshaping the world economy after the crisis" in May, it gives a brief overview of the economic and social justice arguement. The article is at the Prospect webite (subcription only) but anyway the magazine is always worth buying. See

31 Mar 2010

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