23rd March 2011
First-time buyers were among those who were expcted to benefit from Chancellor George Osborne's second Budget today.
Other changes included a shake-up in the state pension and reform of a range of taxes such as venture capital trusts with big implications for top end investors and for more mainstream savers including a re-launch of National Savings & Investments inflation-linked bonds.
The proposed merger of National Insurance and income tax was also announced.
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