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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Autumn Statement 25 November 2015

Announcements for businesses Support for smaller businesses The Chancellor reported that the UK’s small and medium sized enterprises now employ 15.6 million people, up from 13.7 million in 2010. Over the last two years the number of small businesses employing … Continue reading

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Business tax changes confirmed

The Summer Budget changes formally completed their progress through the legislative process and received royal assent on 18 November 2015. We have summarised in this posting the main changes to business tax that are now enacted: Corporation tax rates will … Continue reading

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New tax free child care scheme

 A reminder that delays created by legal action to block this new scheme mean that it will not be rolled out until early 2017, a year later than planned. A top ten summary of the benefits of the new scheme … Continue reading

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Rent hikes likely as landlords come to grips with tax changes

Over the next few years changes announced by George Osborne in the Summer Budget 2015 may have profound effects on the level of rents and the availability of rental accommodation in the UK.  From April 2017, landlords will see an … Continue reading

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Dividend Tax changes April 2016

 It was bound to happen some time… At present there are considerable savings in National Insurance contributions to be made if a minimal amount is paid as salary and any balance of a remuneration package is paid as dividends (particularly … Continue reading

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