Weekly tax brief | 20 October 2021

What tax changes will the Chancellor announce on Budget day?
George Bull
With just one week to go until Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak delivers his first Budget on 27 October 2021, we publish our predictions for the tax changes which seem certain, those which the Chancellor might well announce and those which might just make it onto his agenda.

A (geographically) wide-reaching budget?
Shirley McIntosh
The UK’s increasingly complex tax regime will be in the spotlight after Budget day as the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland consider the implications of Westminster’s spending proposals for them.

Plastic packaging tax: is your business ready for April 2022?
Anne Holt and Grace King
The UK’s new plastic packaging tax, which comes into force on 1 April 2022, is not just for manufacturers of plastic. Time is running out to prepare, so business owners need to be ready for its considerable record keeping requirements.