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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

8 March 2017

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

7 March 2017

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

4 March 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

16 March 2016

Budget 2016: Money Advice Service to be replaced

The Money Advice Service is to be replaced by a new

16 March 2016

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

16 March 2016

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

16 March 2016

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

16 March 2016

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

16 March 2016

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

16 March 2016