Well, George Osborne delivered his Emergency budget in just under one hour – setting out some predicted changes, especially with regards to income and capital gains taxes. A quick breakdown of his speech is below: Tax From January 4 next year, the main rate of VAT will rise from 17.5% to 20%. The VAT rise [...]
The Chancellor, George Osborne, will be announcing the Con-Lib Coalitions first budget since the election at 12:30 PM today. A lot of speculation hints at an increase in the income tax personal allowance by £1000 to £7,475 – other tax changes are centered around Capital Gains and VAT. Remaining changes will be to expenditure on [...]
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The last budget to be given by labour for a while? Possibly, but this budget could be seen as much a fiscal response as an election response. Read our highlights.
The chancellor has a tough schedule to keep to if he is making any major changes. With the General Election around the corner he wants to keep votes and may find it easier to postpone any hikes until after the election, it would also be difficult to push through the new finance bill before the [...]