The chancellor has announced that the Autumn Budget 2017 will be held on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

Proposed legislation for Finance Bill 2017-19 was published on 8 September 2017: this bill contains all the legislation that had been previously included in Finance Bill 2017, and was due to the decision to call a June 2017 general election. Many of the measures in this bill apply retrospectively from 1 April/6 April 2017.

Draft secondary and tertiary legislation for Making Tax Digital was published on 13 September 2017.

Further legislation for Finance Bill 2018 is due to be published shortly. This will include measures that will apply for the 2018/19 tax year and beyone as well as anti-avoidance measures, which generally take effect from the date of publication.

Have your say: HM Treasury is welcoming representations from interested parties in tax and the general public by 22 September 2017.


Useful guides for our subscribers:

Finance Bill 2017 Rolling planner and tracker
What's new across all SME taxes from April 2017

Finance Act 2016 Rolling Planner and Tax Tracker
What's new etc from April 2016

Making Tax Digital: the Index
MTD tracker and links to useful guides

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Chancellor announcement