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Taxation, work and welfare
This area of the Treasury's website contains documents and publications reflecting the Treasury's objective to promote a fair and efficient tax and benefit system with incentives to work, save and invest.
Our web content was reviewed and amended following the 2010 General Election to remove information related to the previous administration.
The content that was located on this page prior to the Election is still available on the National Archives UK Government web archive (opens in new browser window).
The Chancellor established the Office of Tax Simplification in July 2010 to provide the Government with independent advice on simplifying the UK tax system
Information on the latest tax policy updates
Documents relating to public sector pay
Includes public service pensions guidance, Preston guidance and OCOP papers
The Government is committed to reviewing alcohol taxation and pricing to tackle problem drinking without unfairly penalising pubs, responsible drinkers or local industry
The latest announcements on environment and transport taxes and their link to wider government policy, plus other key documents and resources
Tax forums have been established to consult with stakeholders. The work of the tax forums will inform future tax reform and oversee tax policy making.