When the government announced in 2018 that foreign investors into the UK property market were to be targeted with an additional SDLT levy, we said that the devil would be in the detail. The consultation document published this week gives that detail. But just how devilish is it?
The government is going ahead with a Read More
From 1 March 2019 the window to file a Stamp Duty Land Tax (“SDLT”) return, and pay any SDLT due, will reduce from 30 days to 14 days from the effective date of the transaction.
As a reminder, generally the “effective date” is the date of completion. However, where a contract for the sale of Read More
Theresa May’s announcement at the Conservative Party conference that foreign investors into the UK property market were going to be targeted with an additional SDLT levy has caused further consternation within the industry.
Asserting a determination to “level the playing field” for those who live and pay taxes in the UK, the Prime Minister paved Read More