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Whippets to be zero-rated for VAT

In a move which is sure to be welcomed by ‘hard working families’ and ‘lovable northerners’, the Government has announced that whippets, pipes, pints of mild and dolly tubs are all to be zero-rated for VAT.

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Posted: Mar 20th, 2014
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Private jet tax ‘last straw’ for Thunderbirds

V.A.T.International Rescue, forced to curtail its activities in recent years because of rocketing fuel prices, says Chancellor George Osborne’s proposed private jet tax is a regulatory burden too far.

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Posted: Mar 20th, 2014
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Bank of England to open branch on every high street

Mark Carney to personally shake hands with every new customerA budget which promised help for savers, free access to pension funds to lend to the government through new bonds, and tax-free savings up to £15,000 in an ISA failed to explain the whole picture, analysts have revealed.

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Posted: Mar 19th, 2014
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Cockney rhyming thrown into confusion by threepenny bit shaped pound

Experts in cockney rhyming slang are having a rabbit about the pen and ink caused by the introduction of a new threepenny bit shaped coin.

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Posted: Mar 19th, 2014
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George Osborne to introduce Swearing Tax

critics calling for Osborne to stick it up his 25p‘The British people have a proud tradition of both charitable giving and moaning, so let’s combine these interests’

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Posted: Jan 24th, 2014
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