Tax hikes vital to meet spending promises, says IFS

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IFS director Paul Johnson
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IFS director Paul Johnson

Taxes will have to increase after the March Budget if the government plans to honour the spending plans in outlined last year, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.

This comes as chancellor Rishi Sunak - who replaced Sajid Javid on 13 February - finalises policy proposals ahead of delivering his first Budget after just 27 days in office. The IFS has labelle...

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