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The UK’s second biggest employer after the US, the Government’s decision to raise business rates last month is expected to cause more economic damage to the UK than any other increase in tax rates since World War II.
Mr Brown has said the UK’s business rates «need to stay very high». But the government’s own research indicates that average UK business rates are now closer to 50 per cent.
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At the same time the Government has reduced tax credits for employers with more than 100 staff, with the majority of employees losing at least their minimum wage.
Last week the Chancellor hinted at the possibility of reducing corporation tax rates for businesses and lower rates for individual firms. He told the Financial Times: «It’s possible to change how that tax is calculated.
«In some ways, if there’s evidence we could alter rates for businesses the tax treatment could be more competitive.»
However, Mr Osborne has hinted in the past that he could move to a lower corporate tax rate if there were greater business investment in Britain after 2020, as part of the Chancellor’s ambition to lower taxes across the economy.
His Treasury announced more than £400 million in funding last October as part of an expansion of the «big six» tax credits for entrepreneurs.
Some companies have already expressed concerns about their business rates after the tax plans were announced. In November 2011 Mr Osborne said the Chancellor’s «tax proposals…will not have any impact on tax rates across the entire economy».
He has since claimed that business rates have been raised as a result of the measures and it is a «laundry of corruption».
The Labour Party criticised the figures released and claimed the measures may have been a «political grab».
Tories said: «It is important to point out that the chancellor’s ‘big business tax cuts’ are based on the assumption that this is an are