Budget 2010: Special Report


Tax avoidance crackdown has more bark than bite

Extra relief for entrepreneurs is welcomed by advisers

Liechtenstein still wins despite penalties

Warning as Time to Pay scheme is extended

VAT rise ‘on hold until after election’

HMRC’s new powers will hit football clubs

Credit adjudicator may be too ponderous to help

It’s a laugh – cutting the cost of tax administration

Is the joke on Belize or the chancellor?

Comment and Blogs

We hit the rich, but we’re doing a good job in the crisis

Mind the gap…you can’t depend on growth

Insider: Budget and the forecasts


Hart nett says disclosure regime will smash 50% avoidance

What the papers say…

Chancellor ratchets up war on avoidance

Consortium relief extended

£5.1bn bill for collecting the exchequer’s tax

VAT rise expected after election

HMRC wants ‘security’ from non payers

Advisers hail doubling of entrepreneurs’ relief

Offshore evaders face 200% penalty

Time to pay extended into the next parliament

Government to sign tax agreement with Belize

The chancellor’s speech

The highlights

The speech in full

Budget reaction

Cameron attacks Labour’s u-turns

Clegg labels Budget an ‘obituary’

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