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Property investors: Interest relief will be abolished by 2020

Steve Hoare

Steve Hoare

From April 2017, property investors and landlords will be subject to what has been labelled as the Chancellor’s “biggest attack” on the UK’s buy to let market. There’s no denying that purchasing property to let has become more expensive than …

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April Retail Sales “bunny hop” for Easter time

This morning’s Retail Sales Statistics for April 2017 reported a spring in the step of sales figures, thanks to the Easter weekend. But, an underlying pattern could cast a shadow over sunny sales in May. Phil Mullis, Partner and Head of Retail and Wholesale at top-20 UK accountancy firm, Wilkins Kennedy, said: “The figures show an overall increase in sales, but if you take into account the underlying patterns over a three-month-by three-month period, the actual increase is only 1.5% as there was no growth in March. “Any growth is good news for retailers, but to get a more accurate figure we’d need to look at the sales for May and June to determine whether or not the growth has been sustained."

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31 May 2017

Copies of 2016/17 P60 documents issued to employees.

6 July 2017

Last date for agreeing payment settlements agreements for 2016/17 if applicable.

6 April 2018

End of tax year 2017/18

Budget 2017

The latest on the 2017 Budget

The Chancellor has delivered his last ever Spring Budget. With UK economic growth second only to that of Germany, he promised to provide Britain with a brighter future and set out measures to create a more competitive, fair and stable tax system.

Our 2017 Budget Hub contains all the details for personal and business taxation.

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