VAT

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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Reform the tax system, urges review

10 Nov 10

The government should consider a broad reform of the UK tax system, including an extension of the number to goods on which VAT is charged, a think tank has argued.

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Chancellor sets 2011 Budget date

04 Nov 10

Next year’s Budget will be delivered on 23 March.

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VAT rise and spending cuts to push up job losses

02 Nov 10

The increase in VAT to 20 per cent and the reductions in public spending announced by the government could mean the loss of as many as 1.6 million jobs, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has claimed.

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Drop in time-to-pay agreements

02 Nov 10

There has been a decline in the numbers of agreements made between HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and firms under the Business Payment Support Service scheme.

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