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Taxpayers to receive summary detailing how takings are spent

Millions of taxpayers will start to receive a breakdown of exactly how their tax has been spent by the government from Monday.

Twenty-four million people will receive their Annual Tax Summary in what the government is calling "a revolution in transparency".

The Chancellor George Osborne first announced the plans in his 2012 Budget.

But the TUC dismissed the summaries as "party political propaganda masquerading as neutral information".

Joe Lynam reports

  • 02 Nov 2014
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