Commons Leader Robin Cook, challenged over the delay fixing a date, would go no further than insist that ‘it is early days’ and affirm: ‘The Budget normally takes place in the Spring, and I have no reason to believe it will be any different this year.’
Challenged at one point as to whether Budget Day would be during March, he simply reassured MPs that ‘there is no risk of the Budget disappearing’.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements