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Issue 479 | Budget 2015

Issue 479 | Budget 2015

Budget 2015 18 March 2015 Chancellor George Osborne delivered the Budget 2015 on 18 March. It was the last Budget of the current Parliament. As expected, the chancellor confirmed a series of measures intended to boost the North Sea industry. These included a reduction in the Supplementary Charge, a cut in the Petroleum Revenue Tax, and the introduction of a new investment allowance. The chancellor further responded to calls from energy-intensives for further relief from rising energy costs. He confirmed that the government would bring forward to 2015-16 its energy-intensive industries compensation package for the costs of the small-scale feed-in tariff scheme. Osborne also confirmed ...

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