Government Announcements

Tax measures removed from Finance Bill

26 Apr 17: The government has dropped several controversial tax measures from its Finance Bill following the decision to call a snap general election.

Tax-free childcare now available

24 Apr 17: Working parents can now apply for the government's tax-free childcare scheme.

Businesses react to snap general election

19 Apr 17: Industry groups have expressed concerns on the wider issues that could impact businesses in wake of the general election announcement.

Digital tax pilot begins

04 Apr 17: HMRC has launched the Making Tax Digital pilot which will allow individuals and businesses to trial digital tax reporting.

State pension age rise considered ahead of full review

27 Mar 17: The state pension age should rise to 68 by 2039, a government report has found.