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Daily Archives: October 13, 2009
The tax and benefit system from April 2010 are related to today’s inflation figures. Millions will get a one-off boost to incomes as the RPI inflation rate was -1.4 per cent in September. The Treasury hope its more generous uprating shows the stimulus will continue into 2010, writes Chris Giles of the Financial Times, but it also opens an easy avenue thereafter for clawing the money back in later years.