Editor's View: The 2022 Autumn Statement in the spotlight

The editor's Friday Night Takeaway from 18 November

Hope William-Smith
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We finally saw what the Sunak government has planned for the British economy this week with chancellor Jeremy Hunt's delivery of the Autumn Statement yesterday (17 November). For advisers, changes were predominantly expected and are, for the most part, being viewed favourably. One part that has particularly caught advisers' attention is the lowering of the threshold at which people pay the 45p rate of income tax. The drop down to £125,140 will place significantly more clients in the bracket, so there's no doubt tax planning will fly to the top of all advisers' to-do lists. The editorial ...

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