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On 22 November 2023, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament and started making, in his words, the long-term decisions necessary to strengthen the economy and build a brighter future. Fuelled by falling inflation and stabilised public finances, focus is now being applied to reducing debt, cutting tax and rewarding hard work.
Thoughts on the Key points from the Autumn Statement by Mary Tierney, Tax Director
The Economic Crime and Transparency Bill achieved Royal Assent and became law on 26 October 2023. This means there are changes ahead in Companies House measures targeted at disrupting economic crime such as identity verification for all directors and increased enforcement powers for Companies House.
With the recent announcement that the northern leg of HS2 will be scrapped, many of those already impacted by the scheme are left with great uncertainty. With the announcement of ‘Network North’, many more will be impacted in the future.
Anthony Whittaker, Client Director (Trusts and Estates) talks about the intricacies of taxation on investment bonds following a death.