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Budget 2017: New tax-free childcare scheme to launch next month – what we know so far

The Tax-Free Childcare scheme which gives eligible families an extra 20% towards childcare costs will launch in April

8 March 2017

Autumn Statement 2016: Fuel duty frozen for seventh consecutive year

The fuel duty will remain at 57.95/litre, the Chancellor announced today

23 November 2016

Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme to close

A guarantee which lets those with small deposits buy homes with Government-backed loans will end on 31 December

29 September 2016

First-time buyer bonuses under Lifetime ISAs to come at exchange, after Help to Buy controversy

First-time buyers will be able to get a state bonus towards a first home when they exchange under the LISA scheme

15 September 2016

Help to Buy ISA rates begin to be unveiled

Many major providers have announced how much their Help to Buy ISAs will pay in light of their launch tomorrow

30 November 2015

Autumn Statement 2015: State pension rates confirmed

Osborne also revealed that those who leave the UK for more than four weeks at a time will no longer get pension credit

25 November 2015

Autumn Statement 2015: Stamp duty hike on buy-to-let and second homes

People buying additional property face a 3 percentage point surcharge on stamp duty rates

25 November 2015

Autumn Statement 2015: Chancellor cancels planned tax credit cuts

The Government has today announced a U-turn on major tax credit cuts proposed in the Summer Budget

25 November 2015

Autumn Statement 2015: Compensation for 15-minute train delays planned

Commuters will be able to claim compensation for train delays of just 15 minutes, under new plans revealed today

25 November 2015

Autumn Statement 2015: ISA limits frozen

Today's Autumn Statement reveals the ISA, JISA and CTF thresholds will be frozen next year

25 November 2015

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