Chancellor drops stamp duty shock

George Osborne has reformed stamp duty for commercial properties by removing the ‘slab’ structure and replacing it with a simpler ‘slice’ system. Following the 2014 Autumn Statement when he...

Chancellor draws up business tax roadmap

Tax cuts for our “nation of shopkeepers” and tough talk on tax avoidance; therein lies the essence of George Osborne’s much-heralded business tax roadmap. The roadmap’s stated aim is to give...

Budget 2016: Personal tax roundup

Accountancy Age GEORGE OSBORNE used his eight Budget speech to deliver a slew of changes to elements of the personal taxation regime. An...

Osborne slashes business rates

The Chancellor has scrapped business rates for properties with a rateable value of £15,000 or less. The move comes at the end of a two-year consultation on the issue and has been broadly welcomed...



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