Sinclair Day

November 23, 2017

Autumn Budget 2017 – Income Tax Rates & Allowances

The Chancellor has confirmed that from 2018-19 the personal allowance will increase to £11,850 (an increase from the current £11,500) and the basic rate limit to £34,500. As a result, the higher rate threshold will increase to £46,350 from April
November 23, 2017

Autumn Budget 2017 – VAT registration and deregistration thresholds

The taxable turnover threshold, that determines whether businesses should be registered for VAT, will be frozen at £85,000 for 2 years from 1 April 2018. The taxable turnover threshold that determines whether businesses can apply for deregistration
November 23, 2017

Autumn Budget 2017 – SDLT for first-time buyers

As the Chancellor, Philip Hammond alluded to in his Budget speech there had been much speculation in the press that he would do something to alleviate the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) burden for first time buyers. However, he went a step further by
November 22, 2017

Employment tribunal fees refund scheme is now open

Following the successful completion of the first phase of its refund scheme for employment tribunal fees, following the Supreme Court's judgment in July 2017 in R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor 2017 that the fees regime was