This may be the first full Budget statement that Alistair Darling has made to
the House of Commons, but with pressure mounting on him over the Northern Rock
fiasco and widespread criticism of some of the measures introduced in last
year’s pre-Budget report, he could struggle to make it to his second.
The chancellor attempted to appease non-doms, postponed changes for family
and raised £1.7bn from closing down tax loopholes.
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Phillip Gershuny, senior tax partner at Hogan Lovells, outlines how a European exit could affect UK taxes
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London accountancy firm Blick Rothenberg warns of potential damages VAT changes could cause UK businesses
Treasury committee chairman believes that large businesses could be adversely hit by HMRC’s latest digital initiative