The UK now has a new PM Rishi Sunak after the shock resignation of the previous PM Liz Truss due the GBP (Sterling) stock market crashing after the announcment of her mini budget just weeks ago. So the new Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced a raft of reversals listed below that seem to have temporarily reassured the markets and IMF etc. But what are they in a quick short read - well see below:
1. Cut to Corporation tax down to 19% from 25% - cancelled
2. Removal of 45% higher rate tax - cancelled
3. Personal Income tax cut from 20% to 19% - cancelled
4. Alcohol duty freeze - cancelled
5. VAT free shopping for overseas visitors - cancelled
6. National Insurance reverse of 1.25% - retained
7. No stamp duty on first £250,000 - retained
8 First time buyers no stamp duty on first £425,000 - retained
9. IR35 rules reversal - cancelled
10. Removal of bankers bonus cap - retained
11. Freeze on energy bills for 2 years - amended to 6 months only now
By Anni Khan at Tax Affinity Accountants
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