Pre-Budget Report

Money growth

Growth from tax is Osborne's likely move

Next week's Autumn Statement from the Chancellor must focus on strategies for growth, writes George Bull

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News round-up 9 September 2010

The big stories on accountancyage.com from the last two weeks

09 Sep 2010

Tax fears spark gloomy consumer outlook

Nationwide Building Society says concerns about VAT and National Insurance rises have dented consumer confidence

06 Jan 2010

Accountants want Cable as chancellor

Our poll finds Lib Dem man popular with the profession

22 Dec 2009

Deutsche Bank to share bonus tax pain globally

All of investment banking giant staff will shoulder the burden of UK tax on bonuses

18 Dec 2009

Video: PBR09 – The fallout

What will be the long-lasting impact of last week’s pre-Budget report?

15 Dec 2009

Audio: PBR09 – The fallout

What will be the long-lasting impact of last week’s pre-Budget report?

15 Dec 2009

Bonus tax could rake in £2.5bn

Forecast slashing of bonus pots failing to materialise, claims PwC

14 Dec 2009

Darling holds off cuts with eye to election

Chancellor delays the savage cuts until after the election battle

11 Dec 2009

Has Britain’s recovery got the cutting edge?

The chancellor is trying to persuade markets the recovery will be strong

11 Dec 2009

VAT rise blocked by PM

Gordon Brown is reported to have convinced Alistair Darling to raise national insurance instead of VAT

11 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Royalty tax cut doesn't go far enough

Chancellor makes UK a much more attractive destination for intellectual property

10 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Frozen IHT threshold is backward step

Freezing inheritance tax is u-turn on earlier promises

10 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Darling strengthens powers to plug loopholes

HMRC to toughen up disclosure regime for tax avoidance

10 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Employees to opt for lower salaries after NI hike

Salary sacrifice schemes likely to see spike in popularity after National Insurance rise

10 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Offshore account holders urged to disclose

Tough new penalties for those failing to disclose offshore income

10 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Darling doesn't care if bankers duck bonus tax

The City may grumble but the chancellor wants it focused long-term instead of paying short-term bonuses

10 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Freezing personal allowances 'will raise £2.2bn for Treasury'

BDO claims 'freezing personal allowances is effectively a stealth tax'

09 Dec 2009

PBR 09: Retail 'disappointed' over end of 15% VAT rate

Retail sector concerned as chancellor confirms return of 17.5% rate in PBR

09 Dec 2009

PBR 09: HMRC retains power to drop tax cases

‘Equitable liability’ practice will be legislated for at the earliest opportunity

09 Dec 2009

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Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

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