Little help in budget

Harris, Robert
November 2002
Farmers Weekly;11/29/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 22, p22
Trade Publication
Provides information on the implications of the pre-budget statement of British Chancellor Gordon Brown for agriculture. Disadvantages of the forecasted increase in public debt for farmers; Benefits of the increases to the tax credit system for farmers with low income; Actions to be taken to reduce red tape on value added tax and accounting audits.


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