Spring Budget 2021

Session: 4 March 2021    

Our technical team talk through the key points from the chancellors budget on 3 March 2021, bringing you the detail on the topics they think matter to you and your clients.

Learning Outcome – to demonstrate an understanding of:

  • The impact of UK Spring Budget 2021 on Financial Planning

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Test your knowledge

1. From 2023/24 what will be the maximum rate of corporation tax?

A. 19%     

B. 21%

C. 23%

D. 25%

 

2. When is the Lifetime Allowance frozen to?

A. 2023/24

B. 2024/25

C. 2025/26

D. 2026/27

 

3. Which of these statements is correct?

A. From 1 April 2023, companies with profits between £50,000 and £250,000 will pay tax at a rate between 19% and 25%

B. From 6 April 2023, companies with profits between £50,000 and £250,000 will pay tax at a rate between 19% and 25%

C. From 1 April 2022, companies with profits between £50,000 and £250,000 will pay tax at a rate between 20% and 25%

D. From 1 April 2022, companies with profits between £50,000 and £500,000 will pay tax at a rate between 20% and 25%

 

4. The Budget has maintained the IHT thresholds at their current levels up to and including 2025/2026. This measure maintains the NRB at £325,000 and the RNRB at £175,000. Also maintained is the RNRB taper, starting at £2 million.

A. When the £2m threshold is exceeded, no RNRB is available

B. When the £2m threshold is exceeded, the RNRB is automatically reduced to £100,000

C. When the £2m threshold is exceeded, the RNRB is reduced by £1 for every £2 of value by which an estate exceeds the threshold

D. When the £2m threshold is exceeded, the RNRB is reduced by £2 for every £1 of value by which an estate exceeds the threshold

 

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