Budget

Question mark over pre-Budget Report

It is thought that the government may look at removing, if only temporarily, the autumn pre-Budget Report.

Emergency Budget 2010: mixed reaction to VAT increase

Business groups appear to have accepted the emergency Budget rise in VAT to 20 per cent with a certain resigned stoicism.

Emergency Budget 2010: tough measures for tough times

Not for a political generation or two has a Budget generated such intense interest. Pre-announcements by the Coalition Government had prepared everyone for large-scale changes to the tax system and for deep public spending cuts.

Emergency Budget 2010: the environment

The government has confirmed that it will be creating a Green Investment Bank.

Emergency Budget 2010: support for businesses

The Chancellor addressed the problem that many smaller firms are experiencing when it comes to accessing credit.

Emergency Budget 2010: pensions to be subject of reviews

Several aspects of the pensions system are to come under review as a result of announcements made in the Budget.

Emergency Budget 2010: employers offered national insurance boost

It has been a matter of policy for the government to reverse plans of the previous administration to push up national insurance contributions by 1 per cent as from next April.

Emergency Budget 2010: millions get income tax break

The Chancellor has acted on long-term coalition government plans to increase the personal income tax allowance to £10,000.

Emergency Budget 2010: companies see corporation tax reduction

The Chancellor delivered against his earlier promises to cut the rate of corporation tax.

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