Key Dates for 2019

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1st April 2019

    National Living Wage (for age 25+) rises to £8.21.
    National Minimum Wage rises to £7.70 (21 - 24-year olds), £6.15 (18 - 20-year olds), £4.35 (16 - 17-year olds), and £3.90 (apprentices under 19 or in the first year of their apprenticeship).
    Council tax bills rise up to 4.99%.
    Universal Credit for households with children and those with disabilities will to go up £1,000.

5th April 2019
    End of the 2018/19 tax year. Have you used all your allowances?

6th April 2019
    Start of the 2019/20 tax year.
    ISA allowance remains at £20,000.
    Junior ISA allowance goes up to £4,368.
    Minimum auto-enrolment contributions go up to 8% (at least 3% from the employer and 5% from the employee).
    State Pension rises by 2.6%. Recipients of the old State Pension will get an extra £3.25 a week, those with the new State Pension will get an extra £4.25.
    Lifetime allowance for tax free pension saving rises to £1,055,000.
    Personal allowance rises to £12,500.
    Higher rate tax threshold goes up to £50,000.
    Mortgage interest relief for landlords goes down to 25%. Call us if this impacts you!

1st May 2019
    National Savings and Investments index-linked savings to CPI.

21st June 2019
    Go Home on Time Day: part of a national campaign to highlight the importance of having a good work-life balance. Leave on time and do something you love!

31st July 2019
    Tax credit renewal deadline for anyone who claims Working Tax Credit or Child Tax Credit

29th August 2019
    Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) Deadline day - you have until 11.59pm to claim for mis-sold PPI.

31st October 2019
    Paper self-assessment deadline for your return to be with HMRC.

30th November 2019
    Help to Buy ISA closes to new savers.

Your financial plan could be impacted by these key dates. Talk to us for advice. HM Revenue and Customs practice and the law relating to taxation are complex and subject to individual circumstances and changes which cannot be foreseen.
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