Insurance Premium Tax Rise: Navigating the Backlash

The Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to increase Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) was one announcement that was quietly slipped in to the July Budget. Quiet it may have been at the time, but one month on there is plenty being said. Here we take a look at some of the commentaries that have caught our eye, and offer a few opinions of our own on what has become a much-discussed topic.