3p rise in fuel duty is postponed

The Government has announced the 3p rise in fuel duty, planned for August, will not go ahead this year.

Charities, pasties and caravans: Chancellor makes series of Budget U-turns

Chancellor George Osborne has dropped plans to limit the amount of tax relief on charitable giving, after listening to the concerns of charities.

EU trends show corporate and personal tax rates are on the up

The average standard VAT rates in the European Union's 27 countries have risen dramatically since 2008, a new report into taxation trends by the European Commission has found.

Motorists tell Treasury to cut upcoming 3p fuel duty

Plans to increase fuel duty by 3p should be axed in order to boost the UK economy and create thousands of jobs, campaigning group Fair Fuel UK has told the Government.

Chancellor faces increasing pressure for Budget tax-cuts

The Chancellor is facing mounting pressure from business groups and labour MPs to cut taxes in the upcoming Budget in order to stimulate economic growth and boost business.

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