Business tax

The Chancellor’s decision to increase national insurance contributions might see a squeeze on wages, a think tank has warned.

Companies that invest in conventional petrol-driven cars will see a slight increase in taxes after the pre-Budget Report.

An amendment to the climate change levy could mean that some larger businesses pay more in green taxes.

Business groups greeted the Chancellor’s pre-Budget Report with a mixture of encouragement and dismay.

The Chancellor, Alistair Darling introduced a pre-election pre-Budget Report to the Commons that would, he said, “build a strong economy and a fair society”.

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