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Budget 2017: Smokers to be hit by new 'floor price' tax on cigarette packs

No change to previously planned alcohol and tobacco duty rises - but an effective floor price on cigarette packs is set

Budget 2017: Self-employed face hike in class 4 national insurance payments

The Chancellor has announced in today's Budget that class 4 NI rates will increase to 10% (currently 9%) from April 2018

Budget 2017: New NS&I Investment Bond will pay 2.2%

The Chancellor has confirmed the details of the three-year Government-backed investment bond, which will pay 2.2%

Women fighting state pension changes to protest outside Parliament on Budget Day

WASPI campaigners will be joined by supportive MPs and trade unionists in a bid to force a Government compromise

Chancellor to set out plans to stop 'subscription traps' and simplify small print in Budget

Plans to tackle unclear T&Cs and fine companies that mistreat consumers will be outlined on Wednesday

Budget 2016: New 'sugar tax' on soft drinks but beer and spirits duty frozen

Those who enjoy fizzy drinks, cigarettes and wine will be hit by tax changes announced in the 2016 Budget

Budget 2016: Fuel duty frozen once again

Motorists have been spared a rise in petrol tax after fuel duty was frozen for the sixth consecutive year

Budget 2016: Online sellers and room-renters given £1,000 tax breaks

People renting a room out are among those who will benefit from two new £1,000 tax breaks from April 2017

Budget 2016: Personal allowance tax threshold to rise to £11,500

The level at which people start to pay income tax will rise to £11,500 next April

Budget 2016: Cash ISA allowance up to £20,000 in 2017

Savers will be able to save £20,000 a year in an ISA from April 2017, Chancellor George Osborne has announced

Budget 2016: Lifetime ISA to launch with 25% state bonus for the under-40s

A new lifetime ISA for the under-40s will pay savers a 25% bonus on up to £4,000 saved per tax year

Budget 2016: Policy prices set to rise as insurance premium tax hiked again

Millions of households and motorists to pay more after insurance premium tax is hiked in the 2016 Budget

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