Changes to the Mini Budget

This morning, the Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt delivered a speech on the changes to the mini budget previously announced last month.

The main changes announced were:

  • No cuts to dividend tax rates
  • Repeal of the easing of IR35 rules for the self-employed introduced in 2017 and 2021
  • No new VAT-free shopping scheme for overseas visitors to the UK
  • No freeze on alcohol duty rates
  • Basic rate of income tax to remain at 20%, not to be reduced to 19% from April 2023
  • Energy price guarantee only until April 2023, this will then be reviewed
  • Cuts to stamp duty and National Insurance will stay in place.

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