Budget calculator 2010

Alistair Darling

Are you a Budget winner or will your wallet or purse soon feel lighter?

Chancellor Alistair Darling has delivered his third Budget, six weeks ahead of an expected election date and with the economy finally emerging from recession.

Use our Budget calculator, developed by accounting firm KPMG LLP (UK), to find out how the Budget will affect you during the financial year starting in April 2010. Find our full Budget coverage here.

Calculator basics:

The tax system is complex, and the model used below gives only an indication of the Budget's impact
Your personal information is safe - all calculations are carried out on your computer

Your details

  • Sex
  • Age
  • Number of children under 16
  • Average weekly hours worked
  • Marital status





  • Spouse/Partner Sex
  • Spouse/Partner Age
  • Spouse/Partner Average weekly hours worked
  • Include partner's income
Own
Spouse
Gross annual employment income
Self employment income
Dividend income
Interest income
Net income from rental properties
Non-state pension

Your lifestyle

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All following amounts are totalsPer week
  • Cigarettes (packs of 20)
  • Beer (pints)
  • Wine (175ml glass)
  • Spirits 50ml (std double)
  • Vehicle fuel (litres)

Your motoring

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Cars registered before 1 March 2001: taxed on engine size; over 1549cc £180 a year, below £115. Cars with petrol engines registered on or after 1 March 2001: taxed in seven tax bands depending on CO2 emissions. Bands A-F apply to all cars registered until a year ago, the new G tax band applies to heavily polluting cars registered on or after 23 March 2006.
Different tax rates apply for cars with engines using diesel or alternative fuels.

Current car tax system plus 2009 changes

Government information on vehicle tax bands
Check your carís emissions and fuel consumption
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Car Tax - cars registered after 1/3/2001

(120g or less eg. Citroen C1, Ford Fiesta 1.4d)
(121g – 165g eg. BMW 320d, Ford Focus 1.8d)
(166g – 225g eg. Volvo C70 1.8, Vauxhall Vectra estate 1.8)
(over 225g eg. Land Rover Discovery, Nissan Patrol)

(120g or less eg. Citroen C1, Ford Fiesta 1.4d)
(121g – 165g eg. BMW 320d, Ford Focus 1.8d)
(166g – 225g eg. Volvo C70 1.8, Vauxhall Vectra estate 1.8)
(over 225g eg. Land Rover Discovery, Nissan Patrol)

Your company cars

The Vehicle Certification Agency website has a comprehensive database of car fuel consumption and emissions, and how it affects your company car tax bracket.

VCAcarfueldata.org.uk
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  List Price Emissions (gCO2/km) Diesel Fuel provided

Use of employer's vans

Partner's use of employer's vans

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The Budget proposals and other tax changes are summarised in this application. The proposals may, however, be amended significantly before enactment. The content of this application is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter and should not be regarded as a basis for ascertaining liability to tax or determining investment strategy in specific circumstances. Although we endeavour to provide accurate and timely information, there can be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received or that it will continue to be accurate in the future. No one should act upon such information without appropriate professional advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation.




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