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Your guide to all those tax cut proposals

22 February 2012

4:56 PM

22 February 2012

4:56 PM

Nick Clegg, Ed Balls, Liam Fox, David Davis, the Centre for Policy Studies, the Centre for Social Justice and the Sun. It seems almost everyone thinks George Osborne should cut taxes in his Budget next month — the only
disagreements are over how. Here’s a quick guide to the main proposals so far:

There will doubtless be other suggestions before 21 March when we will finally learn which, if any, Osborne has chosen.

UPDATE: The table originally gave the cost of the CPS’ corporation tax cut as £8.5bn. This is their ‘static’ estimate of the cost, but a more realistic estimate, derived from
the Treasury’s ready reckoner, is £4bn.

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