Full pre-Budget report coverage online
The chancellor Gordon Brown has now delivered his 2004 pre-Budget report. For full coverage and analysis of all the developments, don't forget to visit AccountancyAge.com.
In the run-up to the statement, accountants, economists and businessmen were anxious to see what the chancellor would do with government borrowing, tax avoidance, red tape, small businesses and corporate tax.
Read about his moves to clampdown on tax avoidance in the film industry, freeze on employee bonuses, improvements in regulation for small businesses, and the Inland Revenue’s deferral of IAS39 tax effects.