Finance Act 2024


make provision in connection with finance.

Government Bill

(HM Treasury)
What is this Bill?

The Finance Act 2024 was a Government Bill that became an Act of Parliament.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill was introduced on 27 November 2023 and became an Act of Parliament on 22 February 2024.

Whose idea is this Bill?

Government Bills implement the legislative agenda of the Government. This agenda, and the Bills that will implement it, are outlined in the Queen's Speech at the Session's State Opening of Parliament.

How can I find out exactly what this Bill does?

The most straightforward information is contained in the initial Explanatory Notes for the Bill.

Would you like to know more?

See these Glossary articles for more information: Act of Parliament, Government Bills, Process of a Bill

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
22/02/2024
Briefing paper
15/02/2024
Explanatory Note
29/11/2023

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

22nd February 2024
Royal Assent (Commons)
22nd February 2024
Royal Assent: Minutes of Proceedings (Lords)
21st February 2024
3rd reading: Minutes of Proceedings (Lords)
21st February 2024
3rd reading (Lords)
21st February 2024
Committee negatived: Minutes of Proceedings (Lords)
21st February 2024
Committee negatived (Lords)
21st February 2024
2nd reading: Minutes of Proceedings (Lords)
21st February 2024
2nd reading (Lords)
15th February 2024
Briefing papers
Finance Bill: HL Bill 45
6th February 2024
1st reading: Minutes of Proceedings (Lords)
6th February 2024
1st reading (Lords)
6th February 2024
Bill
HL Bill 45 (as brought from the Commons)
6th February 2024
Bill proceedings: Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 5 February 2024
5th February 2024
3rd reading (Commons)
5th February 2024
Report stage (Commons)
5th February 2024
Ways and Means resolutionWays and Means Resolution
5th February 2024
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 5 February 2024
5th February 2024
Amendment Paper
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 5 February 2024 - large font accessible version
5th February 2024
Selection of amendments: Commons
Mr Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments - 5 February 2024
2nd February 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 2 February 2024
1st February 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 1 February 2024
31st January 2024
Will write letters
Letter from Gareth Davies MP to Debbie Abrahams MP regarding a question raised in the committee stage(first sitting): how UK tobacco duties compare internationally, particularly in relation to New Zealand.
29th January 2024
Will write letters
Letter from Nigel Huddleston MP to James Murray MP regarding government amendments relating to: research and development (R&D) relief intensity ratio fix, R&D relief transitional fix, creative relief fixes, and new clause 5: Electricity Generator Levy (EGL).
29th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 29 January 2024
23rd January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 23 January 2024
22nd January 2024
Will write letters
Letter from Nigel Huddleston MP to Carol Monaghan MP and others regarding whether Clause 17 will apply with retrospective effect.
17th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 17 January 2024
16th January 2024
Committee stage: 2nd sitting (Commons)
16th January 2024
Committee stage: 1st sitting (Commons)
16th January 2024
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group - Clause 16 and Schedule 10 - Provision relating to the cash basis (FB01)
16th January 2024
Bill proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 16 January 2024 at Public Bill Committee Stage
16th January 2024
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s provisional selection and grouping of amendments - 16 January 2024
16th January 2024
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group - Clause 36 - Commencement of rules imposing penalties for failure to make returns etc (FB02)
16th January 2024
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation - Clause 16 and Schedule 10 - Calculation of trade profits etc (cash basis) (FB03)
16th January 2024
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation - Clause 35 - Additional information to be contained in returns under TMA 1970 etc (FB04)
16th January 2024
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the ICAEW Tax Faculty - Clause 14 Provision in connection with abolition of the lifetime allowance charge, and Schedule 9 Pensions (FB05)
16th January 2024
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the ICAEW Tax Faculty - Clause 35 Additional information to be contained in returns under TMA 1970 etc (FB06)
16th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 16 January 2024
16th January 2024
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation - Clauses 13-15 and 17, relating to Employment Taxes and Pensions (FB07)
16th January 2024
Written evidence
Written evidence submitted by the Chartered Institute of Taxation - Clauses 3-7 and Schedules 2-6, relating to Creative Reliefs (Films, television programmes, video games etc) (FB08)
15th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 January 2024
12th January 2024
Bill proceedings: Commons
Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 10 January 2024
11th January 2024
Press notices
Finance Bill: call for evidence
10th January 2024
Committee of the whole House (Commons)
10th January 2024
Programme motion
10th January 2024
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional grouping and selection by the Chairman of Ways and Means
10th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 10 January 2024
9th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 9 January 2024
9th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 9 January 2024
8th January 2024
Amendment Paper
Notices of Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 8 January 2024
19th December 2023
Amendment Paper
Notices of Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 19 December 2023
14th December 2023
Amendment Paper
Notices of Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 14 December 2023
13th December 2023
2nd reading (Commons)
13th December 2023
Programme motion
7th December 2023
Briefing papers
Research briefing on the Bill
29th November 2023
Explanatory Notes
Bill 014 EN 2023-24
29th November 2023
Bill
Bill 014 2023-24 (as introduced)
27th November 2023
1st reading (Commons)
22nd November 2023
Bill
Resolutions to be moved by the Chancellor of the Exchequer - 22 November 2023 (updated 23 November)