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House buyers in Scotland could lose out when the replacement for stamp duty land tax (SDLT) comes into force next April, following this week's surprise announcements by the UK chancellor of the exchequer, an expert has said. 05 Dec 2014
Major changes will be made to the UK's stamp duty land tax (SDLT) on residential properties from midnight tonight, the chancellor announced in the government's autumn statement. 03 Dec 2014
This guide was last updated in May 2014.
This guide was last updated in March 2014
This guide was updated in May 2014.
The first rates set for the Scottish's government's new tax on the sale or lease of property result in institutional commercial property investors being "significant losers", while buyers of averagely-priced homes in Scotland will benefit, an expert has said.... 10 Oct 2014
Anti-tax avoidance measures that would be introduced by the Labour Party if it was elected to form a government at next year's general election would introduce more uncertainty and complexity to the UK's tax system, according to tax experts at Pinsent Masons,... 25 Sep 2014
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Property transactions present a large number of complex taxation issues whether those involved are property owners, developers, tenants, banks, investors or the public sector. Tax charges can significantly affect the return and, in some cases, can make a project commercially non-viable.
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