- Stamp duty to be abolished immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000
The government has announced plans for a further increase in state pension age.
New Finance Bill promised to catch discarded Budget provisions (more…)
The general election left the future of many spring Budget announcements up in the air, but that situation may soon change. (more…)
Philip Hammond has not had much luck with what he said would be his first and last Spring Budget. His proposal to increase Class 4 national insurance contributions from April 2018 survived only a week before being dropped. (more…)
2017 will make the protection of large deposits easier thanks to the latest revision of deposit protection limits, thought to come into effect at the end of January
Following the arrival of Donald Trump, the direction of the US government has changed from what Hilary Clinton was offering.
Quite what the new direction is remains unclear.
Last month a dispute between Tesco and Unilever over the pricing of products under a new contract saw Marmite temporarily removed from the shelves of Tesco’s internet shopping website.
Chancellor abolishes Autumn Statement in his first Autumn Statement… and other news!
As the Autumn Statement edges closer, the pre-announcement rumour mill is suggesting a radical reform of pension contribution tax relief is on the cards.
It is being rumoured that tax relief for pension contributions could soon be based on your age rather than the rate of income tax you pay