Budget 2012 | AccountingWEB

Budget 2012

Just hours before the 2012 Budget announcement, the government has finally launched the National Loan Guarantee Scheme (NLGS) offering cheaper credit to small companies.


March 20 - I just had a call from our local paper asking what I wanted from the budget. Apparently I'm a 'local business opinion informer'. Which was news to me!

On Wednesday 21 March, AccountingWEB and BusinessZone will be hosting their traditional live Budget during the Chancellor's speech.


This is a potential banana skin, so check the rules carefully! Note first that HMRC assume that everyone uses their cars for business AND private purposes.


AccountingWEB tax editor Rebecca Benneyworth outlines what she thinks will top the business agenda when the Chancellor gives his Budget speech on Wednesday.


Reading today's headlines about Stamp Duty avoidance by foreign multi-millionaires using offshore companies has made me lose what little confidence I had in the Chancellor.


AccountingWEB editor John Stokdyk presents an insight into the forward planning that takes place at this time of year.


Let’s stop the budget tittle-tattle on 50p tax and get down to the real issue – creating jobs, argues Richard Murphy


It seems a fair bet that everybody reading this column will be contributing a significant amount of tax to the UK Exchequer.

With April looming AccountingWEB tax editor Rebecca Benneyworth outlines a comprehensive document of year-end tax planning tips.