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Issue 171: Art and Humour , Issue 171: Museums and Galleries Month

  • Art and Humour, Museums and Galleries Month

    02 Jun 2008

    Following the Chancellor?s recent u-turn on the 10% tax band, Lesley Fidler brings us up to speed on all the most relevant recent tax changes.

    April 2008 saw several tax changes come into effect, all of which had been pre-announced in some way. The following are some of the more significant changes that are relevant to arts organisations, their managers and employees.

    Income Tax
    There has been much media concern about the abolition of the 10% band and the reduction in the basic rate of income tax from 22% to 20% that took effect on 6 April. The Chancellor has now announced that to compensate for the abolition of the 10... more

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