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The Chancellor announced a bringing forward of the planned increases in the personal allowance and the higher rate threshold for income tax.
A starting rate for savings band of £5,000 at 0% may be available unless taxable non-savings income exceeds the starting rate band.
Rates and bands for 2019/20 will be announced in the Scottish Budget.
From 6 April 2019, the UK government will reduce the basic, higher and additional rates of income tax paid by Welsh taxpayers by 10%, and three Welsh rates of income tax will then be added to the reduced UK rates. The Welsh government proposes to set the first Welsh rates at 10%.
Individuals can invest in any combination of cash or stocks and shares up to the overall annual ISA subscription limit. However, a saver may only pay into a maximum of one Cash ISA, one Stocks and Shares ISA, one Innovative Finance ISA and one Lifetime ISA. The overall investment limit for 2019/20 is £20,000 (£4,368 for junior accounts).
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