IFS warns on Osborne Budget plans

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Chancellor George Osborne may have difficulty in making his Budget sums add up, a leading economic think-tank has warned.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies said he was relying on "uncertain" revenues from a crackdown on tax avoidance and an increase in the bank levy to fund a series of giveaways in his Autumn Statement yesterday.