Osborne Accused of Accounting Tricks to Meet Budget Surplus GoalBy and
OBR says surplus goal relies on Budget policy shifts
Capital investment and corporation tax payments rescheduled
U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, juggling slower-than-expected growth with a legally binding target to deliver a budget surplus by the end of the decade, resorted to what some economists dismissed as accounting tricks to make his sums work.
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