Budget 2011 – The changes that affect you, an at a glance guide

This year's Budget and the key areas of change. A summary of the budget. Income Tax No personal tax increases Personal allowance will rise by a further £630 to £8,015 in April 2012 The government will consult on a long term plan to merge Income Tax and National Insurance The 50% top rate of tax will remain in place; however a review of its effectiveness will take place