Changes to corporation tax rates

The main rate of corporation tax which applies to companies with profits of more than £1.5 million fell to 28% from 30% from 1 April 2008.

The small companies corporation tax rate which applies to companies with up to £300,000 of profits increased from 20% to 21% from 1 April 2008. The intention was to increase this rate to 22% in 2009 but this has been deferred until 1 April 2010.