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STAMP DUTY LAND TAX

Property - saving income tax at the cost of SDLT

Your accountant has suggested giving a half share of your rental property to your spouse to save income tax. Naturally, you’re keen on the idea, but it could land you with a stamp duty land tax (SDLT) bill. Is there a way to avoid it? More...

STAMP DUTY

transactions can be caught in two tax regimes

STAMP DUTY LAND TAX

The new first-time buyer relief - tips and traps

If you’re planning the purchase of your first home, or are a parent intending to help with the financing, the new stamp duty land tax relief is good news. However, one wrong step and it could be lost. What traps should you watch for? More...

BUDGET

Was it really a low-key Budget?

The pre-Budget rumours didn’t come to much in the end; however, the Chancellor announced a few interesting changes. How might they affect you or your business? More...

STAMP DUTY LAND TAX

Welsh land transaction tax rates announced

SDLT

Does higher rate SDLT apply to a student’s home?

Your son has a job placement lined up for when he finishes university next year. You want to buy a property so that he has accommodation for next term and when he starts his job. Will you have to pay the 3% SDLT surcharge? More...

BENEFITS

Buying a home with company money

You want to move to a bigger home but the mortgage borrowing limits are proving a problem. Your company could instead buy it or provide cash, but what are the tax consequences? More...

STAMP DUTY

Is SDLT due on fixtures and fittings?

In a recent case the tribunal considered whether the value of goods sold with a house are subject to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). The decision will be important to anyone buying a house. What was the outcome? More...

BUDGET - STAMP DUTY LAND TAX

Stamp duty nil rate band doubled - but not for everyone

Mr Darling reckons that doubling the Stamp Duty Land Tax nil rate band will give a boost to the property market. He could be right, but his proposal comes with plenty of strings attached. What are they and is there a way to cut them? More...

TAX TITBITS

No right to charge interest

Last updated: 18.10.2018

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