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Jamie Oliver says it’s a ‘fluke’ he was at Westminster as Osborne announced sugary drinks tax

Crowning his interview with a celebratory jig, Jamie Oliver wasted no time addressing the media in the wake of today’s sugar tax budget revelation. But su... read more

How does George Osborne hit his target to get us into the black?

George Osborne yesterday bragged that the British economy was ‘set to grow faster than any other major advanced economy in the world’ this year. The... read more

Coca Cola, Pepsi and Dr Pepper shares plummet after UK announced tax on soft drinks

Shares in the soft drinks industry plummeted on Wednesday after the British chancellor announced a tax on sugar to combat childhood obesity. As of 2018, any dri... read more

George Osborne cuts North Sea oil taxes to help boost Scottish industry

The under pressure oil industry has received a much needed set of tax breaks from Chancellor George Osborne, having been hit hard over the past six months by a ... read more

Theresa May steals the show at the 2016 budget as her dress divides Twitter

Budget Day is traditionally a time when all eyes are on the Chancellor of the Exchequer. But yesterday Theresa May managed to upstage George Osborne’s speech ... read more

George Osborne announces SECOND hike to premium tax in five months

Households will face bigger insurance bills after the Chancellor announced a second hike to premium tax in five months. Families are already paying on average a... read more

Tories will MISS their target of cutting net migration, budget watchdog warns

The Tories will fail to cut net migration to their target of ‘tens of thousands’ – even under the most generous forecasts, according to the bu... read more

Buy-to-let landlords denied capital gains tax break in the Budget 2016

Buy-to-let landlords have been denied a tax break on their property profits as the Chancellor excluded them from a big capital gains tax cut. Drawing the battle... read more

George Osborne slashes capital gains tax to give them a helping hand

Investors will be penalised less heavily when selling shares after George Osborne announced a significant cut in capital gains tax in this year’s budget. ... read more

Budget 2016: Government raises insurance tax for the second time in a year

Millions of households across the country will see their insurance bills rise as the Chancellor George Osborne confirmed in the budget a rise from 9.5 per cent ... read more

Chancellor George Osborne confirms extra 3% stamp duty in budget 2016

Buy-to-let landlords have been dealt a new blow in the Budget after the Chancellor abandoned plans to exempt ‘significant investors’ from the extra ... read more

Sterling slides as George Osborne misses debt and economic growth forecasts

Chancellor George Osborne has missed his GDP and debt forecasts for this financial year, sending sterling down to a fresh monthly low against the dollar and the... read more

Tax-free limit to rise to £20k despite new personal savings allowance

Savers will be able to save tax-free to the tune of £20,000 from April 2017, George Osborne announced in his Budget today. At present, savers can stash away £... read more

George Osborne hikes personal allowance and cuts 40p tax threshold in today’s budget

UK taxpayers will be able to hold on to more of their hard-earned cash after the Chancellor increased income tax-free earnings in today’s Budget. Deliveri... read more

Budget 2016: George Osborne promises business tax reforms

Small businesses can rejoice today after the government permanently extended its business rate relief scheme, and cut the overall level of corporation tax to ... read more

Budget 2016 sees young savers handed up to £1,000 a year bonus with new Lifetime ISA

Young workers will no longer have to choose between saving for a home or retirement, as the Chancellor revealed a new Lifetime Isa with a bonus of up to £1,000... read more

George Osborne’s 2016 Budget shocks Britain by including a sugar tax

George Osborne’s 25p per litre sugar tax on super-sweet drinks was this evening branded a ‘fat tax’ with ‘no evidence of success’... read more

BUDGET 2016 IN BRIEF: The key points of George Osborne’s speech at a glance

BUDGET 2016 IN BRIEF: The key points of George Osborne’s speech at a glance By Jonathon Hopkins for Published: 12:12 BST, 16 March 2016 | Up... read more

George Osborne to axe the Money Advice Service in the Budget 2016

Chancellor George Osborne has scrapped the costly Money Advice Service, less than six years after it was set-up in an attempt by the Government to provide peopl... read more

George Osborne lifts thousands out of 40p tax, freezes petrol duty and cuts business rates

George Osborne today finally offered relief to the middle class after six years of pain as he announced the 40p income tax threshold would rise to £45,000 next... read more

George Osborne will say Budget 2016 will see beer tax frozen after 3 year reduction

Beer tax frozen despite hopes of a cut: Chancellor to say £4bn hole in public finances has prevented him from reducing the tax again George Osborne will today ... read more

DAN HYDE: Use the Budget to scrap all tax on our savings

Blimey, the tax office really has got itself into a terrible mess over George Osborne’s savings revolution. The changes don’t even kick in until next month,... read more

Interactive Budget map reveals the top-searched issues across Britain

The top-searched issues ahead of tomorrow’s Budget are revealed by MailOnline today.   An analysis of the most searched Budget topics over the past year... read more

David Cameron’s ‘Help to Save’ scheme was ‘Labour’s idea’, party claim 

Prime Minister David Cameron said the new help to save policy in Wednesday’s Budget was part of his ‘all out assault on poverty’ David Cameron... read more