The government has shortened the period for paying SDLT from 30 days to 14 days
If a residential property worth up to £500,000 is purchased by one or more first-time buyers, the first £300,000 of the purchase price is exempt from SDLT. This exemption applies for property purchases completed on and after 22 November 2017.
If you have acquired a new home since 1 April 2016 you should be aware of the 3% stamp duty land tax (SDLT) supplement which applies to purchases of second and additional homes
Will Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) or higher rates of SDLT be payable for unmarried couples separating and re-arranging the family home ownership?
Recent changes in government policy have had a significant impact on individual’s owning property. Changes restricting the deduction of finance costs to a basic rate of tax and the introduction of the 3% SDLT surcharge have led many of our clients to consider whether a corporate structure is a more effective way to own a property portfolio.
First-time buyers can now take advantage of a permanent exemption from stamp duty land tax (SDLT)
My girlfriend and I are about to buy our first home together and I am concerned that we may have to pay the higher rates for stamp duty. My girlfriend will sell her flat but I’ll keep my buy to let which I will continue to let. Will we have to pay the higher rates […]
De-enveloping properties from their holding structures and the Stamp Duty Land Tax implications