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Autumn Budget 2017: What Do Yorkshire Businesses Hope To Hear?

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Samantha Ware, MD of York-based digital marketing agency Tailor Made Media, is hoping for the Chancellor to help both businesses and the younger generation in relation to tax.

She commented: “I would also like to think that the Autumn budget will include holding down taxes for employers – no surprises, please!

“The government has previously announced that Corporation Tax would decrease to 17% by 2020, and I think we need to see a stronger commitment to this from Mr. Hammond in this Budget.

“There needs to be a clarity around incentives for the North which will boost local productivity and interest from overseas investors. There have been hints in the news around fresh funding for the Northern Powerhouse. Let’s see if this really is at the “top of (the) agenda” as Mr. Hammond was quoted as saying said back in September.”


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