Budget and Autumn Statement

Budget 2021

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has announced that the government will publish the Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021.

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Budget 2020

HM Treasury has opened submissions for representations to the Budget 2020.

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Budget 2018

HM Treasury has opened submissions for representations to Autumn Budget 2018. The Government will use these submissions to inform its policy-making processes.

The Autumn Budget is confirmed to take place on 29th October.

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HM Treasury: Autumn Budget 2017

HM Treasury has opened submissions for representations to Autumn Budget 2017

ACS is calling for the following measures to support local shops.

A proper review of the business rates system

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Budget 2017

ACS has called for HMRC’s Making Tax Digital reforms to be delayed to 2019/20 in its Budget submission, to allow retailers to prepare their account procedures at reasonable cost and ensure pilot schemes can fully inform the online account system.

In the submission, ACS called for action on business rates to extend Rural Rate Relief for petrol forecourt sites, review turnover-based rating methodologies and overturn proposals that would undermine the accuracy of the appeals system.

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HM Treasury: Autumn Statement

The Autumn Financial Statement, similar to the Budget, is the government's update on their plans for the economy over the coming months and years. This year's Autumn Statement was given by the chancellor, Philip Hammond, on the 23rd  November 2016.

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Budget Submission 2016

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has called on the Chancellor to reintroduce the Retail Rate Relief scheme for small businesses as part of a package of measures to help local shops and high streets.

In its submission to the Chancellor’s Budget on March 16th, ACS has called for the following:

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