A third of all employers - 450,000 small businesses - will pay no employer National Insurance from April next year.
The personal tax allowance will be raised from 2014. There will be no income tax on the first £10,000 of earnings.
Osborne: " We're taking a penny off a pint". It had been feared that beer could rise by as much as 6p a pint.
Help will be available to all buyers, but home cannot be worth more than £600,000. There will be more help for first-time buyers.
Chancellor is cancelling September fuel duty increase.
Tax-free child care vouchers worth £1,200 per child. Also, increased support for families with children on universal credit.
Tax-free child care being announced...more shortly.
Corporation Tax is being cut to 20% from April 2015. Whitehall department budgets to be cut by 1% after £11bn underspend.
- More generous shareholder status
- CGT relief for sales of business to workers
- Tax help to return to help after sickness
- A doubling to £10,000 for tax free loans for commuters' season tickets
Public pay sector increases limited to 1% in 2015/16