Autumn Budget Summary 2018

Autumn Budget

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Autumn Budget on Monday 29 October 2018. In his speech, he stated that ‘austerity is coming to an end – but discipline will remain’. He also promised a ‘double deal dividend’ if the Brexit negotiations are successful but stated that there may be a full-scale Spring Budget in 2019 if not.

Our summary focuses on the tax measures which may affect you, your family and your business. To help you decipher what was said we have included our own comments. If you have any questions please contact us for advice. We are also taking this opportunity to remind you of tax changes which take effect for 2018/19.

You should contact us before taking any action as a result of the contents of this summary. If you would like to discuss any area that affects you in more detail please contact a member of our tax team; Nick Parkes, Ian Botham or Kimberley Shapcott.

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