Spring Budget – how will it affect my business?

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Today’s Spring Budget has seen some key announcements affecting businesses across the UK. The economy is expected to grow 4% this year and return to pre-Covid levels by mid 2022. But how will Rishi Sunak’s budget affect your business?

  • The furlough scheme has succeeded in limiting job losses and will be extended until the end of September. Employers should note that you must pay 10% towards the hours your staff do not work in July, increasing to 20% in August and September, as the economy reopens.
  • The 5% reduced rate of VAT for tourism and hospitality will be extended for six months to the end of September.
  • The 100% business rates holiday will continue from April until June.
  • The government will invest scientific sector with new “help to grow” schemes which will support management training and digital skills.

Corporation tax will be increased from 19% to 25% from 2023 and will work on the following basis:

  • Businesses with profits of £50,000 or less will continue to be taxed at 19%
  • A tapered rate will also be introduced for profits above £50,000 – details to be announced
  • Businesses with profits of £250,000 or greater will be taxed at the full 25% rate

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