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Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Budget 2009 Update #5

We'll be summarising the key points of the Budget and what it means for business here later today.

  • National debt forecast to be 59% of GDP this year
  • Higher tax for people on £100,000 and above
  • Increases in duty on fuel, alcohol and tobacco
  • Petrol: +2% in September plus 1% each April annually after
  • £9billion of efficiency savings by 2013/14
  • £1billion to combat climate change

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