Tax and spending

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Sunak to cut tax on banks to keep City competitive, say reports
Chancellor said to be planning to slash corporation tax surcharge from 8% to 3% from April 2023

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

20, Oct, 2021 @11:02 AM

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Think big on climate: the transformation of society in months has been done before | George Monbiot
The story of how the US entered the second world war should be on everyone’s minds as Cop26 approaches, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

20, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Fuel duty losses in green transition may mean new taxes, Treasury warns
Department says falling income from levies that brought in £37bn last year could cause ‘significant and permanent fiscal pressure’

Phillip Inman and Graeme Wearden

19, Oct, 2021 @6:23 PM

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Rishi Sunak’s Tory popularity slips as he fights Boris Johnson’s urge to splurge
Chancellor said to be keeping wary eye on inflation amid pressure from PM and Tory colleagues to spend

Heather Stewart Political editor

17, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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UK public warms to road pricing as fuel duty replacement considered
Almost four in 10 back road pricing to replace fuel duty and other taxes as people switch to electric cars

Gwyn Topham

15, Oct, 2021 @12:28 PM

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Netflix paid just £4m in UK corporation tax on £1.15bn from British subscribers
Streaming company adds 2 million UK subscribers in 2020 and vows to pay more tax

Mark Sweney

15, Oct, 2021 @9:13 AM

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Rishi Sunak urged to cut business rates to unlock billions in investment
Employers’ groups warn ahead of budget that failure to take action would hit UK’s economic ambitions

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

13, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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The Guardian view on austerity: get ready for its return | Editorial
Editorial: Rishi Sunak plans painful cuts to local councils, further education and prisons. It’s bad economics, and even worse politics

Editorial

13, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Sunak ‘planning £2bn in cuts and the UK’s highest peacetime tax rate’
Chancellor on track to impose a package of manifesto-busting tax increases at this month’s budget, says IFS

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Tory MPs urge Rishi Sunak to cut high street business rates
Jake Berry, chair of the Northern Research Group, points to new research that suggests the public support tax cuts

Heather Stewart Political editor

11, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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OECD deal imposes global minimum corporate tax of 15%
Accord signed by 136 countries will enable them to raise tax on sales made by multinationals within their borders

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

08, Oct, 2021 @6:06 PM

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People want bold economic change – the tragedy is, Labour hasn't realised this | Rachel Shabi
Why has Boris Johnson stolen the show, asks journalist, broadcaster and author Rachel Shabi

Rachel Shabi

08, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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