Don’t forget about Multiple Dwellings Relief claw-back

Background The issue The valuable stamp duty land tax (SDLT) relief know as Multiple Dwellings Relief (MDR) is relatively well known…

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Tax and the cladding scandal

Background Last month marked four years since the Grenfell Tower tragedy, where 72 people lost their lives.  The disaster exposed the…

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Spouse rules for the 2% SDLT surcharge

In this week’s Tax Bite we discuss some of the nuances of the spouse rules contained within the new non-resident SDLT…

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Justifying residential stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rates

The issue The heading is not a typo! There has been much recent commentary and many cases where taxpayers have sought…

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Residential properties and SDLT: practical issues

Please follow this link to read Andrew Marr’s latest Tax Journal article. In this article Andrew looks at particular SDLT opportunities…

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2% SDLT surcharge about to kick in

The issue From 1 April 2021 non-UK residents will face a 2% hike in SDLT for purchases of residential property. This…

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What about Principal Private Residence losses?

The issue Most people are aware that gains on the sale of a main residence are not generally subject to capital…

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Plan to avoid the 3% stamp duty land tax (SDLT) surcharge on divorce

The issue Generally, if an individual buys a residential property and they have an interest in more than one residential property…

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Sell to company to avoid the 3% stamp duty land tax (SDLT) surcharge?

The issue Since 1 April 2016 second houses have generally triggered a 3% SDLT surcharge and although we are in an…

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Don’t fall into the 15% SDLT trap!

The issue There is a punitive 15% stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rate for purchases of residential properties by companies for…

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