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UK faces tax burden 76% higher than major emerging economies
The UK has a tax burden of 38% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 76% higher than the average rate for the major emerging BRIC economies (21.8%), our research shows.
The UK government’s tax take is also 36 percent higher than the global average (28.2%) in the study and was ranked 7th in the study.
Value of daily shares trading in AIM listed companies rises by 64% in 2017
Companies listed on the UK’s junior market have seen the liquidity of their shares rise by 64% over the last twelve months*, as the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) benefits from strong equity growth across the globe.
Scotland lags 80% behind rest of the UK for new business creation
Scotland is lagging behind the rest of the UK in terms of the number of new businesses created, and is home to all five of worst performing areas out of the 362 UK areas studied on this criterion, our research shows.
Stamp Duty Land Tax revisited (for the third time!)
If you thought tax was supposed to be getting simpler think again. From 1 April 2018 (and unfortunately this is no joke) SDLT will be abolished in Wales and replaced with land transaction tax (LTT) or ‘Deddf Tref Trafodia dau Tir’ as it is known locally.
Cars – advisory fuel rates for company cars 2018/19
Advisory rates only apply where employers reimburse employees for business travel in a company car or require employees to repay the cost of fuel used for private travel in a company car.
Car fuel benefit 2018/19 and 2017/18
Car, van and fuel benefits 2018/19.