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Sunak will use budget for 'substantive' post-Brexit tax reform, ministers told

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Sunak will use budget for 'substantive' post-Brexit tax reform, ministers told
Sunak will use budget for 'substantive' post-Brexit tax reform, ministers told   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">LONDON</span> – British finance minister Rishi Sunak will use his budget statement to parliament later on Wednesday to start tax reform following Britain’s departure from the European Union, the government said.</p> <p>“He stated that this Budget prepares for a new economy post-<span class="caps">COVID</span> and is a Budget that will take the opportunities leaving the EU has afforded us to deliver substantive reform of our tax system,” the government said in a statement.</p> <p>Sunak made the remarks to Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a meeting of cabinet ministers on Wednesday.</p> <p/> </div>