Excess Profits, Windfall Taxes and Incentives

Is it right that businesses making what look like windfall profits pay windfall taxes? And do the recent announcements from the government to lower taxes in general lead to economic growth? Evan Davis and guests discuss.

GUESTS

Irem Guceri, Associate Professor Economics and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford

Professor Michael Jacobs, Professor of Political Economy, Sheffield University

Charlie Mullins, Businessman and Founder, Pimlico Plumbers

Dan Neidle, Founder, Tax Policy Associates Ltd.

PRODUCTION TEAM

Producer: Julie Ball
Editor: Richard Vadon
Sound Engineers: Graham Puddifoot/James Beard
Production Co-ordinators: Siobhan Reed and Helena Warwick-Cross