Spring Statement

Our summary of all the key announcements.

A round-up of the announcements.
A summary of the key consultations.
The rates and allowances for 2019/20.
New rules from 1 April 2019.
A summary of the changes.
A round-up of the changes.
Reaction to the Chancellor's statement.

Latest business news

Tax gap falls to lowest recorded rate

The tax gap fell to an estimated 4.7% for the 2018/19 fiscal year, its lowest recorded rate, according to the latest data from HMRC.

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Recovery advice scheme launched for small businesses

A government-backed scheme to offer free online advice to help small businesses bounce back from the coronavirus (COVID-19) has been launched.

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HMRC scraps benefit-in-kind charge on coronavirus tests

The government has scrapped plans to get workers to pay income tax on coronavirus (COVID-19) testing kits purchased by their employer.

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