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Budget 2021: Million more set to pay income tax by 2026

Becky O'Connor, head of pensions and savings at Interactive Investor, said: "Freezing allowances is a back-handed way of raising taxes, as wage inflation and asset price inflation increase the number of people pushed over the thresholds at which they have to pay more...

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Budget 2021: Covid deaths set to cut state pension costs

"With virus-related deaths rising sharply again in recent months, we have revised up the number of excess pensioner-age deaths in 2020-21 from 90,000 in our November forecast to around 100,000 in this one," the OBR said in its Economic And Fiscal Outlook, which is...

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Budget 2021: What is levelling up and how is it going?

Many organisations have put forward suggestions of things that need to be addressed such as employment rates, pay, health and formal education, but there seems to be fairly broad agreement that one of the central issues is the differences in productivity between...

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