Business tax – policy paper

Corporation Tax: main rate

This tax information and impact note applies to incorporated businesses which pay Corporation Tax at the main rate.

Detail

This measure sets the Corporation Tax main rate for each year from the financial year beginning 1 April 2017 to the financial year beginning 1 April 2020, reducing the Corporation Tax main rate by 2% by 2020.

The Corporation Tax main rate for 1 April 2016 is set at 20%. The rate for 1 April 2017 is 19% and sets it at this rate for 1 April 2018 and 1 April 2019. The rate for 1 April 2020 is set at 18%.