Capital Gains Tax Review – is an increase on the way?

Capital Gains Tax Review – is an increase on the way?

Craig Simpson, Tax Partner at Bates Weston considers whether an increase in Capital Gains Tax is on the way, following the Chancellor’s request for a review of Capital Gains Tax in a letter to the Office for Tax Simplification.

Amendments to the Finance Bill 2020

Amendments to the Finance Bill 2020

Amendments to the Finance Bill include treating coronavirus payments as taxable income, not disadvantaging those who came out of retirement or usually work abroad to help in the pandemic, treating Covid-19 as an exceptional circumstance for higher rate SDLT reclaims and encouraging Future Fund investors.