Spring Budget 2024 – Fuel Duty rates

In the Spring Budget, the Chancellor extended the fuel duty cut for a further 12 months to help support households and businesses at a time of high oil prices. The Chancellor acknowledged that the

Alcohol duty freeze takes effect

As part of the Autumn Statement measures the Chancellor announced that the duty rates on beer, cider, wine and spirits would be frozen at the current rates until 1 August 2024. This change took effect

New crackdown on illicit tobacco

HMRC has continued to tackle the UK’s most notorious hotspots for the sale and supply of illicit tobacco as part of its overall remit to tackle tax fraud. This has resulted in the seizure of more than

Alcohol duty changes

Changes in the way alcohol is taxed will come into effect from 1 August 2023. The new system of calculating alcohol duty for all alcoholic drinks will be made using standardised tax bands based on