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Government adviser urges review of farmers' tax-breaks

July 29, 2017 - 07:00

An economist says the current system is extremely wasteful and there is a "subsidy addiction". >> read more
Government looks to speed up small business rates relief

July 29, 2017 - 02:18

Months on from April's new tax regime, many companies are still waiting for bills to be adjusted. >> read more
Cancer debt

July 28, 2017 - 23:00

One of Britain's biggest banks is launching a new support service for cancer patients >> read more
Tax payment deadline is looming

July 28, 2017 - 23:00

Nearly five million self-employed people may have to pay tax by 31 July, or face fines. >> read more
'People had nowhere to sell their mangoes'

July 28, 2017 - 22:35

Gambian entrepreneur Momarr Taal has created a business processing, drying and exporting mangoes. >> read more
US plans to curb nicotine in tobacco

July 28, 2017 - 19:06

For the first time the US health agency will seek to limit the nicotine levels in tobacco products. >> read more
Tampon tax demand as Tesco cuts price

July 28, 2017 - 16:54

An MP calls for a clear timetable for the abolition of the 5% VAT levied on women's sanitary products. >> read more
How to start your own music festival

July 28, 2017 - 16:38

Newsbeat speaks to the people behind three festivals which have sprung up from nothing in the past decade. >> read more
US second-quarter growth rises to 2.6%

July 28, 2017 - 14:53

The rate was more than double that seen in the first quarter, but was slightly lower than forecast. >> read more
Brexit transition must end by 2022, says Hammond

July 28, 2017 - 13:56

Chancellor Philip Hammond says there must be "life as normal" for a period after Brexit. >> read more

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