Stamp Duty Land Tax

Welsh government prepares replacement for stamp duty

The Welsh government has published a draft of the Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Bill. The new tax would replace stamp duty land tax on transactions from 1st April 2018, though initially it will be consistent…
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Stamp Duty Land Tax Surcharge on Second Homes

THE BASICS On 28th December 2015 HM Treasury published details of how it will apply the new stamp duty land tax surcharge on second properties. Full details may be found at – The draft guidance indicates that the additional…
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AUTUMN STATEMENT 2015: Stamp Duty Land Tax Changes

SDLT: additional properties Higher rates of SDLT will be charged on purchases of additional residential properties (above £40,000), such as buy to let properties and second homes, from 1 April 2016. The higher rates will be 3 percentage points above the current SDLT rates….
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