Tax—Finance Act 2020—progress through Parliament [Archived]

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

  • Tax—Finance Act 2020—progress through Parliament [Archived]
  • Progress of FA 2020
  • FA 2020—measure by measure

Tax—Finance Act 2020—progress through Parliament [Archived]

This Practice Note contains information on the Finance Act 2020 (FA 2020) which received Royal Assent on 22 July 2020. It is being retained for historic interest as it charts the progress of the legislation through Parliament and provides a description, with relevant links, of each measure in the Act.

The tracker is split into two parts:

  1. Progress of FA 2020

  2. FA 2020—measure by measure

For an overview of the provisions of the draft FB 2020 published on 11 July 2019, see News Analysis: Draft Finance Bill 2019–20—Tax analysis.

For analysis on the draft legislation published on 19 March 2020, see News Analysis:Publication of Finance Bill 2020 and consultations.

For comprehensive tracking of the consultations mentioned, see: Tax—consultation and legislation tracker.

Progress of FA 2020

This part of the Practice Note shows the progress of FA 2020 through Parliament.

DateBill stageBill version
11 July 2019Draft legislation publishedDraft
5 September 2019Consultation on draft legislation closes Draft
31 December 2019Additional draft legislation publishedDraft
20 January and 27 February 2020Additional draft legislation publishedDraft
11 March 2020Additional draft legislation publishedDraft
19 March 2020Finance Bill publishedBill as introduced
27 April 2020Second reading
18 May 2020Ways and means resolution tabled in Parliament
4 June 2020Public Bill Committee stage started
18 June 2020Public Bill Committee stage completedBill as amended
2 July 2020Report stage completed
2 July 2020House of Lords first readingBill as introduced to the

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