Tag Archives: Budget Summary

Scottish Budget 2018 – A bold budget, couched in uncertainty

Derek McKay’s job is like being in opposition. He can commit to spend what he thinks is best, and if the income doesn’t come in, he can point to the UK Government. As expected, he also suggested that whatever plans are in place are subject to change if and when the outcome of Brexit is […]

Budget Summary Key Issues Autumn 2018

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Please find summary document of the key issues arising from yesterday’s budget for your information. Kindly prepared by our own accountants, CHD Chartered Accountants & Tax Advisors. See 2018 Autumn Budget Wealthflow LLP › Should you have any questions arising from the points mentioned, please do not hesitate to contact Duncan Glassey direct on 0131 247 6745. For […]

Tax Planning – New rates and bands on the way

Year End Tax Planning

The UK Budget set out an increase in the personal allowance, which rises from £11,500 in 2017/18 to £11,850 in 2018/19. The basic rate band is £33,500 in 2017/18 and £34,500 in 2018/19. So the threshold at which the 40% band applies increases from £45,000 to £46,350 for those who are entitled to the full […]

The Lifetime ISA

Investing

What was announced in the Budget? The Lifetime ISA (LISA) Introduced from 6th April 2017 to help people, aged between 18 and 39 (at 6/04/17), to save flexibly for the long term and ensure they do not have to choose between saving for retirement and saving for their first home. What does this mean? The […]