After coming under much criticism for delaying his announcement, Brown will now be under pressure to deliver something meaningful and useful to business.
Already facing a rise in national insurance contributions, UK businesses would welcome a move to tackle red tape. But many experts believe Brown is looking to bury bad news, as the date is likely to coincide with any serious action against Iraq.
Big Four firm, Ernst & Young, says that the chancellor is walking a tight rope and must ensure the announcements he makes don’t further unbalance the economy.
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