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28 March 2017
Issue: 4593 / Categories: News

RPI; Landfill tax; Childcare; VAT; AEOI


The retail price indices for January and February 2017 were 265.5 and 268.4 respectively.


Landfill tax

HMRC is consulting on whether to bring illegal waste sites within the scope of landfill tax in England and Northern Ireland. Responses should be emailed by 5 May to



The government’s tax-free childcare scheme will begin on 28 April HMRC has announced. It will be rolled out over 2017 with parents of children under two invited to enter the scheme first. By the end of the year all eligible parents will be able to receive government top-ups of £2 for every £8 that they pay into their tax-free childcare account up to a maximum of £2 000 a child a year (or £4 000 for disabled children). This will be open across the UK to all working parents...

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