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Corporate tax update, second quarter 2016

Published on 19 July 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of our Corporate Tax Update, written by members of RPC's tax team and published quarterly.

On 23 June 2016 the UK voted to leave the EU in an historic referendum result. A period of some political, economic and social uncertainty will undoubtedly follow (and we've already had a turbulent few weeks) but as far as corporate tax is concerned there should be no immediate consequences. It remains to be seen what happens to the planned further reduction in corporation tax to 15% as announced by the then-Chancellor George Osborne. Some initial views on the likely corporate tax consequences of Brexit are set out below...