Pushing up VAT threshold would boost employment

08 Dec 10

Some 35,000 extra jobs could be created if the threshold at which small firms pay VAT is lifted, a leading business group has claimed.

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Medium-term growth positive, but VAT may hit immediate recovery

06 Dec 10

The British Chambers of Commerce (BBC) has issued its latest economic forecast and has said that the UK economy should experience an upturn in growth in 2012.

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Online recommendations receive guarded welcome from tax group

26 Nov 10

The government’s response to a report on improving its online services has won the qualified welcome of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT).

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VAT rise may hit growth

19 Nov 10

Next year’s increase in VAT may have an adverse affect on the recovery.

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Timing of the Chancellor’s autumn statement uncertain

11 Nov 10

The government has ruled out an official pre-Budget Report for this year, but has suggested that the Chancellor may make an autumn statement.

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