2018–19—Budget, Finance Bill and Spring Statement—Tax analysis
2018–19—Budget, Finance Bill and Spring Statement—Tax analysis

The following Tax guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • 2018–19—Budget, Finance Bill and Spring Statement—Tax analysis
  • Spring Statement 2019
  • Finance Act 2019
  • Budget 2018
  • Draft Finance Bill 2019

This Practice Note draws together content on the fiscal events throughout the tax year 2018–19 starting with the release of draft provisions for Finance Bill 2019, through the Budget in 2018 to the passage through parliament of the Finance Act 2019, and the Spring Statement in 2019.

For information on the Finance Act 2019, detailing its progress through Parliament to Royal Assent and describing its key provisions, see: Tax—Finance Act 2019—progress through Parliament.

For a detailed explanation of the annual Budget and Finance Bill process, including the procedural aspects of the passing of a Finance Act, see Practice Note: The Budget and Finance Bill process.

Spring Statement 2019

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March 2019.

Analysis includes:

  1. Spring Statement 2019—Tax analysis

  2. Spring Statement 2019—Private Client analysis

  3. Spring Statement 2019—predictions for tax

Finance Act 2019

The government published Finance Bill 2019 (FB 2019, also known as the Finance (No 3) Bill 2017–19, the Finance (No 3) Bill 2018, or the Finance Bill 2018–19) on Wednesday 7 November 2018. The Finance Bill 2019 received Royal Assent on 12 February 2019 and has become the Finance Act 2019.

For an overview of the provisions of the Bill and of the consultations and consultation responses that were published at the same time, with links, where relevant, to the corresponding

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