Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered Autumn Statement 2016 to parliament on 23 November 2016.
Here is a round-up of the main announcements:
The government confirmed it will reduce corporation tax to 17% by 2020.
National insurance thresholds for both employers and employees will be aligned at £157 per week from April 2017.
Employers and employees making use of salary sacrifice schemes will be subject to the same tax as cash income. Pensions, pensions advice, cycle to work schemes, ultra low emission cars and childcare will be exempt from the change.
The tax-free personal allowance will rise to £11,500 from April 2017. The allowance will rise to £12,500 by 2020 and increase in line with inflation after 2020/21.
National living wage
The national living wage will increase to £7.50 per hour in April 2017.
Details of a new 3-year NS&I savings bond will be announced in Budget 2017.
Making Tax Digital
The government will publish more detail about Making Tax Digital in January 2017.
Insurance premium tax
The standard rate of insurance premium tax will increase from 10% to 12% from June 2017.
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