The British government announces new measures to help savers

The British government announces new measures to help savers

The British government announces new measures to help savers The Chancellor, George Osborn presented a budget 2015 with proposals to encourage savings. These included radical measures that directly affect the taxation of interest on savings accounts, pensions, taxes of broadband internet, transportation and other indirect taxes such as alcohol, tobacco etc. The key points are:…

A committee of Parliament recommends that Scotland controls their income tax

A committee of Parliament recommends that Scotland controls their income tax Parliament’s Smith Committee, charged with assessing the powers handed to Scotland, has recommended the transfer to the region, powers to set the income tax and also assume responsibility for the electoral law. These recommendations, which would be the greatest transfer of powers to the…