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Finance Act 2011

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The Finance Bill 2011 received Royal Assent on 19 July 2011 and is now the Finance Act 2011.

This 404-page document included details on Individual investment plans for children, enterprise investment schemes, changes to pensions and the banking levy

To read the Finance Act 2011, click here

  1. Published by HM Treasury, 26 Apr 2012

    Reduced corporation tax rate

    The government reduced the main rate of corporation tax by a further 1 per cent.

    Final ruling: effective from 04 Apr 2011.

  2. Published by HM Treasury, 26 Apr 2012

    Charitable donations and inheritance tax

    In a bid to increase charitable donations, the government made changes to the rate of inheritance tax for those who leave cash to good causes.

    Final ruling: effective from 06 Apr 2011.

  3. Published by HMRC, 26 Apr 2012

    Age 75 rules amendment

    Amendments were made to the existing regulations providing for transfers from a drawdown arrangement to another drawdown arrangement. These changes...

    Final ruling: effective from 06 Apr 2011.

  4. Published by HMRC, 26 Apr 2012

    Amending age 75 and drawdown rules

    Plans to change how the age 75 and drawdown pension reforms apply to members of non-UK pension schemes have been outlined.

    Proposed: deadline for responses 30 May 2012.

  5. Published by HMRC, 16 Mar 2012

    Tackling tax avoidance on property business losses

    New legislation, effective from 13 March, has been introduced to counter tax avoidance that relies on property business loss relief or...

    Final ruling: effective from 13 Mar 2012.

  6. Published by HMRC, 21 Nov 2011

    Changes to the taxation of investment trusts

    HM Revenue & Customs has published final draft legislation which implements changes to the tax rules for investment trust companies.

    Final ruling: effective from 01 Jan 2012.

  7. Published by HMRC, 10 Oct 2011

    Tax settlement deal for employee benefit trusts

    HM Revenue & Customs has given employers who have used employee benefit trusts to reduce their tax bill until the end of the year to reach a...

    Amended: effective from 31 Dec 2011.

  8. Published by HM Treasury, 05 Oct 2011

    Simplifying the tax system

    The coalition government announced measures to address complexity in the tax system aimed at easing the burden of tax compliance for businesses and...

    Proposed: deadline for responses 05 Aug 2011.

  9. Published by HM Treasury, 05 Oct 2011

    Increasing tax for non-doms

    The government unveiled plans to reform the taxation of non-domiciled individuals in the Budget 2011 to muster more cash for the nation’s coffers.

    Final ruling: effective from 02 Apr 2012.

  10. Published by HM Treasury, 05 Oct 2011

    Taxation of financial services

    The government announced its intention to introduce the bank levy in the 2010 Budget.

    Final ruling: effective from 01 Jan 2011.

  1. Wolters Kluwer weighs in on FCA
    UK Regulation| Oct 27, 2011

    Wolters Kluwer weighs in on FCA

    Great care is needed when deciding on the scope of the Financial Conduct Authority’s powers, Wolters Kluwer has warned.

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