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Budget 24 March 2010

  • Published: Wednesday, 24 March 2010

The March 2010 Budget was the final Budget for the last Labour government. George Osborne, Chancellor of the new coalition government, delivered his first Budget on Tuesday 22 June 2010. The new Budget may affect some of the information below. To read about the June Budget, click the orange button.

24 March 2010 Budget Report

Directgov is providing full coverage of this final Budget statement before the general election.

See the section 'How the budget affects you' to get all your budget information from tax and benefits to employment and the environment.

If you want detailed technical information from the Treasury and HM Revenue and Customs, or details of previous Budgets, follow the links below.

Tax and National Insurance rates

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Visit the Treasury's glossary of Budget terms

The current and forthcoming tax bands, allowances and National Insurance rates were announced in December's Pre-Budget Report.

Detailed and technical information

Detailed information from the Treasury and HM Revenue & Customs.

Previous Budgets and Pre-Budgets

Budget video

Watch a webcast of the speech and Treasury videos

Read about last December's Pre-Budget Report and the March 2009 Budget.

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Budget Day 2011

Budget 2011 on Directgov

Budget June 2010

Full coverage of the new government's first Budget

Online benefits advice

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