Around 2,000 disadvantaged areas will benefit from a complete abolition of stamp duty as well as a reduced rate of VAT on conversions.
Further tax incentives will be used to encourage developers to clear up contaminated land and convert spaces above shops into flats.
Additionally, a £40m new community tax credit will be introduced backed by a community venture capital fund.
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