Budget 2008 special report

by Accountancy Age

04 Mar 2008

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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.

For all of our Budget news and analysis, click on the links below:

Budget review

Guy Hands threatens offshore move

Small firms face £10m double tax slug

Troup dismisses income shifting fears

Finance Bill out 27 March

Accountancy Age TV: Watch experts discussing the Budget's implications

Darling’s Budget leaves only £2.8bn leeway

Tax returns face penalty hike

Tax gap data forced out of HMRC

SME employees face tax relief cuts

Shipping bitterly opposed to non-dom change

Deloitte finds positives for entrepreneurs in Budget

Avoidance swoop to plug economic gap

Fair family business tax is 'mission impossible'

Treasury moves to appease non-doms

Government backs down on VAT claims

Road tax heads environment measures

Government backs down on VAT claims

Budget reaction

Budget reaction: Non dom policy 'grave disappointment'

Budget reaction: Environmental measures

Budget reaction: Income shifting warning despite delay

Budget reaction: Small business

Budget reaction: Charity tax relief

Budget Statement

Budget 08: The highlights

Budget 08: Darling's speech in full

Budget 08: Cameron says business has 'lost faith' in government

Budget 08: Tax concessions for national disasters

Budget 08: Northern Rock will not affect fiscal policy

Budget 08: Tax income to rise by £22bn

Budget 08: Government targets umbrella companies

Budget 08: Anti avoidance to net £1.7bn

Budget 08: Government IFRS switch delayed a year

Budget preview

Predictions for Darling's first Budget

Darling shies away from 2p fuel duty

Economists warn of £6bn budg et shortfall

Union attacks tax cut campaigners

Darling in ‘desperate’ 11th-hour deal with US

Budget targets energy firms’ profit from the poor

Chancellor to incentivise green behaviour

Hedge fund managers slate non-dom policy

Darling in hot water over Rock treatment

How will it be for us, Darling?

Here's hoping for a stunt-free budget

Business tax: keep it in the family

Darling to swoop on Sharia loophole

TUC urges Chancellor to close non-dom tax loopholes

Off balance sheet Rock would be 'outrageous'

Taxman still wrangling over non-dom charge

CBI calls for end to Budget theatricals

Philanthropy on Darling Budget agenda

Hundred Group warns Darling against tax increases

Foreign profits plan in Budget

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