2016 Budget – Hodgsons breakdown

By | March 17th, 2016|Budget News, Uncategorized|

The Chancellor has made his fourth major statement to Parliament in the past 12 months with his 2016 budget.  Whilst there have been no fundamental changes, there has been a degree of tinkering with the existing tax rules which may not be entirely in line with the stated objective of tax simplification! Below we have summarised [...]

Autumn Statement – 2015

By | January 14th, 2016|Budget News|

Autumn Statement 2015 This year’s Autumn Statement was rather overshadowed by the Spending Review, having already had two Budgets in 2015, the Chancellor apparently had little left to say from a tax perspective. Some of the measures announced affect all property transactions such as: reducing the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) payment window from 30 [...]

Budget 2015 – Update

By | January 14th, 2016|Budget News|

Budget 2015 - Comprehensive and Far Reaching 8th July 2015 is likely to prove to be one of the most significant budgets of recent decades, with fundamental changes to the UK tax system and the potential to affect everyone. Post election budgets are notorious for delivering short sharp shocks to the tax system with the hope that [...]