AdSlot1 Budget 2001

Clearly designed to please the public ahead of the election, Brownfroze taxes on booze, widened the 10% income tax band and helpedfamilies, churches and filmmakers.

As far as business was concerned, the Budget press releases revealedfurther tinkering to dampen the effect of his controversial changesto double tax relief announced last year.

He also revealed an intriguing proposal to bring tax profitcalculations for small companies closer to those in their accounts,which could remove at a stroke the bread-and-butter work of smallpractitioners. contains stories on all the chancellor’s measuresin our special Budget area. But we’ve also put together a summaryemail for you to get straight to the information you want.

Budget overview: Chancellor unveils his recycled Budget

Budget 2001 special area

Small practitioners threatened in Budget

More tinkering improves DTR rules

Increase in VAT threshold for SMEs

Chancellor aims to fill gaps in IT market

Brown delays decision on forex relief

Clash over benefits of 10p band change

R&D relief for large companies

Budget ignores companies’ organic growth

Small brewers in good spirits

£8,000 rise in inheritance tax nil band

New grant to protect church buildings

Charities upset over Budget exclusion

Vehicle relief ploughed back to farmers

Stamp duty abolished in designated areas

Witholding tax on royalties to go

Brown’s boost for kids’ credit

Self-assessment appeal rules updated

Capital allowance boost for green assets

Foreign companies tax loophole closed

Employees get capital gains boost

Film tax relief to continue

Pharmaceuticals to benefit from credits

Bets finally off on gaming tax

VAT move ends museum entry fees

Tax relief on intellectual property unveiled

Small brewers in good spirits

Full steam ahead for LLPs

Brown surprises company car drivers

Plans to expand EMI welcomed

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