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Autumn Budget 2017: Business got what it wanted apart from more growth

AB17: Business got what it wanted but more growth

Amanda Pearson, Head of Tax Policy, comments on the Chancellor's Budget 2017 speech.

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Amanda Pearson, Head of Tax Policy at KPMG, said:

“Business was looking for a Budget with few surprises – and, thankfully, that’s what they got.

“The Chancellor avoided introducing any further complexity into the tax system, and it is encouraging to see him use tax policy as a lever for growth and investment as we approach Brexit.

“There were measures to improve competitiveness and innovation and a commitment to continue with a competitive corporate tax environment – things business crave – but the sharp reduction in economic growth forecasts threatens to overshadow.”

 

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