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Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 August 2007, 14:46 GMT 15:46 UK
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Gordon Brown offers help to homebuyers and pensioners, but the Tories call it a "vote now, pay later" Budget.


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ANALYSIS

BBC News explains what Budget 2005 means to you.

AT-A-GLANCE
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TAX CHANGES

The stamp duty threshold is raised from 60,000 to 120,000 to help thousands of first-time homebuyers.


BUDGET ROUND-UP

Bigger budget British films get new tax relief.





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