A whirlwind tour of budget options
19 March 2014 Last updated at 10:48 GMT
Ahead of the latest budget, BBC Breakfast has taken a look at the economic challenges the chancellor is facing.
George Osborne's fifth budget is likely to be themed around his mission to build a resilient economy.
Business reporter Steph McGovern explains where the UK's finances are now - and what issues the Chancellor will have to deal with.