Monthly Archive: Sep 2016

The Autumn Statement: Tax Rates

Recent debates about fairness in the UK tax system have tended to centre on tax rates as they have traditionally done. It makes for good political headlines whether one is increasing or decreasing tax rates and headline rates translate easily…
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The Autumn Statement: Tax & National Insurance

The government will publish its Autumn Statement on 23 November 2016. This week’s blog will see four posts on what someone might expect to see over the next four or five years by way of reforming our overly complex tax…
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The Autumn Statement: Taxing Income & Capital

The government will publish its Autumn Statement on 23 November 2016. This week’s blog will see four posts on what someone might expect to see over the next four or five years by way of reforming our overly complex tax…
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HMRC survey asks why people set up trusts

HM Revenue & Customs has commissioned Ipsos MORI to conduct an independent survey to assess what motivates people to set up trusts, to help them understand the impact of policy changes in this area. Ipsos will give £50 to each…
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Finance bill becomes law

The Finance Bill 2016 received royal assent on 15 September 2016. Draft clauses for the Finance Bill 2017 will be published on Monday 5 December, and will remain open for comments until 30 January 2017.

HMRC Reassures Buy-to-Let Landlords

An unannounced amendment to the Finance Bill, under which gains from certain property disposals will be charged to income or corporation tax rather than capital gains, should not adversely affect buy-to-let investors, according to the National Landlords Association. The government…
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