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BoE raises interest rates to 0.25%

17 Dec 21 The Bank of England (BoE) has raised the base rate of interest to 0.25%, in response to surging inflation. The Bank’s monetary

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HMRC considers self-assessment improvements

8 Dec 21 HMRC has launched a call for evidence on how to reform the registration process of income tax self-assessment for the self-employed and

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Treasury to maintain existing capital gains tax rates

3 Dec 21 The Treasury has dismissed recommendations from the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to align capital gains tax with income tax, instead accepting

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Latest advisory fuel rates update

26 Nov 21 New advisory fuel rates coming into play next week for employees’ usage of company cars, following the latest quarterly update. From 1

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Kickstart scheme found 100,000 young people work

16 Nov 21 Over 100,000 young people have found paid work through Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s kickstart scheme, the latest Government figures show. Launched on 2

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MTD extension to cost taxpayers £1.5bn

9 Nov 21 Delays to Making Tax Digital are expected to cost taxpayers one-off transitional costs of £1.5 billion, HMRC reported in its annual accounts.

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Business rates relief for hospitality, retail and leisure in 2022/23

29 Oct 21 The Government has introduced a new temporary business rates relief in England for eligible businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors

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Autumn Budget 2021: key business announcements

27 Oct 21 Business rates reform The publication of a long-awaited review of business rates brought with it a series of measures to adjust the

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Autumn Budget 2021: key personal announcements

27 Oct 21 Capital gains tax property payment window extended Not included in the speech, but an important announcement nonetheless, was a change to the

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UK house prices up 10.6% in the year to August

21 Oct 21 Average house prices in the UK increased by 10.6% over the year to August, up from 8.5% in the year to July

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