The Budget and Beyond
Welcome to our Budget and beyond feature. Here we focus on key developments in tax legislation and policy highlights starting with the Budget in March.
Our team will regularly update this feature to reflect:
- key developments;
- the key themes to emerge from the government's consultation documents;
- further key developments, in tandem with policy developments and lobbying during the consultation phase; and
- planning opportunities.
As anticipated, the 2017 Spring Budget announcement contained little of great surprise.
'Box-Office Phil', as the press has ironically dubbed him, had been careful to downplay expectations for his first Budget and duly delivered with a Budget speech that was clearly positioned as the lull before the Brexit storm. This is in many ways reassuring given the very significant changes to the taxation of longer term resident non domiciliaries from April 2015.
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