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Autumn Statement 2016 review

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  • A to Z guide: Want to check a particular tax announcement? Our handy A to Z guide should help.

  • The big picture: Just what kind of an Autumn Statement was this, and where was the pain? Chris Sanger (EY) examines the big picture.

  • Political perspective: Seasoned political commentator Philip Stephens (Financial Times) explains how Hammond's Autumn Statement revealed a marked political tilt.

  • Economic view: The chancellor boosts investment, despite public borrowing overshoot of over £100bn, writes John Hawksworth (PwC).

  • Enforcement and compliance aspects: There is a notable focus on measures to tackle and punish intermediaries between HMRC and taxpayers, writes Jason Collins (Pinsent Masons). 

  • The tax impact on multinationals: Mike Lane (Slaughter and May) comments on a broadening of the tax base.

  • The SME view: David Whiscombe (BKL) says there were 'at least two slightly worrying developments' for SMEs.

  • Private client perspective: In a Statement dominated by the need to help the population at large, Wendy Walton (BDO) looks at measures affecting non-doms and other measures closer to home.