Lucy Brennan dissects some of the more eye-catching parts of George Osborne's 2015 budget

The latest budget contained some clever new measures and did a good job of grabbing newspaper column inches. While there were some giveaways, they were not as generous as some might have expected just before a general election, or indeed as suggested by some of the headlines. For those working in the private client world, there were only a handful of surprises.

'Death of the tax return'

For the professional adviser community, perhaps the most significant new measure is the expansion of real-time reporting to HMRC. This will do away with the need for annual tax returns

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