Budget 09: Special report

by Paul Grant

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23 Apr 2009

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Click on the links below to follow our extensive coverage of chancellor Alistair Darling’s 2009 Budget.

Budget Statement

Budget 09: The highlights

Darling's speech in full

Cameron slams Labour's decade of debt

News and Analysis

Business dismisses ‘trivial’ Budget

Darling sneaks in VAT clause

Tax advisers fear new fines

Public sector efficiencies could harm HMRC services

FD rule breaches collective board responsibility

Profession backs single standard for banks

Trade credit plan has cool welcome

Deadline revealed for new offshore amnesty

‘Name and shame’ initiative may violate human rights

Government to increase tax avoidance fine

Taxpayers charter legislation brings cautious welcome

Focus on beating avoidance echoes G20

World's first carbon budget


‘Not a budget for business’

IoD's tax head bemoans the Budget

Thanks, Darling, for the British Sarbox

Darling shows he has run out of ideas


It's a confidence game...but the chancellor didn't show

Lovely motor, in sub-prime condition...

Alice in Wonderland estimates

Small business - little help - keeping an eye on the banks

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