autumn statement 2013

Autumn Statement 2013: winners and losers

The chancellor’s 2013 Autumn Statement was full of rhetoric and bluster designed to create a feel-good, positive impression of how the...

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Autumn Statement 2013: bad news for second home-owners

Headlines from Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement have focused on foreign property owners paying their fair share of capital gains tax when they sell up. But it will be UK taxpayers who end up bearing the brunt of...

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Autumn statement 2013: Savers miss out

George Osborne’s statement provided little in the way of good news for savers, with a number of anticipated initiatives failing to make an appearance.

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Autumn Statement 2013: ETFs to be tax-exempt

Chancellor George Osborne has announced in the Autumn Statement that stamp duty reserve tax (SDRT) will no longer apply to shares bought by exchange traded funds (ETFs) domiciled in the UK.

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Autumn Statement 2013: Govt to bring in welfare cap

The Chancellor has announced a new cap to total welfare spending that will start a year early in 2014.

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Autumn Statement 2013: fuel duty frozen in 2014

Among the many tax tweaks unveiled during George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, the biggest cheer was reserved for the chancellor's announcement on fuel duty.

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Autumn Statement 2013: cuts to energy bills

Chancellor George Osborne confirmed widely-leaked cuts in green levies to help lower the cost of energy bills.

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Autumn Statement 2013: Foreign sellers to pay CGT

From April 2015, capital gains tax (CGT) will be payable on future gains made by non residents who sell property in the UK, Chancellor George Osborne has announced.

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Autumn Statement 2013: Virgin & Aldermore join H2B

Chancellor George Osborne has announced that Aldermore and Virgin will join the Help to Buy Scheme this month.

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Autumn Statement 2013: State pension age rise

Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed that planned increases to the state pension age will be brought forward by a decade.

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