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Consultation over 'charity tax'

Downing Street has said a "formal consultation" on a government plan to tax charitable donations will take place this summer. It was revealed almost one in 10 people earning over £10m a year is paying under the 20% rate of income tax.

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Ed Miliband: Charity tax plans 'a hasty and ill-thought through measure'

The Labour leader Ed Miliband has said the Government had shown "incompetence" over its plans to limit the tax relief on charitable donations.

During a visit to a job support service in Stratford, east London, Mr Miliband said it was "a hasty and ill-thought through measure which is affecting Britain's charities."

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