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UK government consults on stamp duty land tax relief on properties purchased by investment funds

Relief from stamp duty land tax (SDLT) could be limited to larger transactions under proposals being considered by the UK government. 23 Jul 2014

Scottish government proposes subsale LBTT relief for certain "significant" developments

Relief from land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) would be available on subsales of the land for "significant" development which completes within five years of the subsale, according to proposals put forward for consultation by the Scottish government.... 03 Jul 2014

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Retrospective tax legislation blocking an SDLT loophole cannot be challenged by judicial review, says Court

The government was justified in introducing a retrospective change to the stamp duty land tax (SDLT) transfer of rights rules to block an avoidance scheme, a court has said , refusing permission to bring a judicial review challenge to the retrospective nature... 11 Jun 2014

Finance secretary calls on Scottish parliament to get behind "robust" new anti-tax avoidance rules

The Scottish finance secretary has called on the country's parliament to back a "robust and distinctive" approach to tackling tax avoidance alongside the introduction of new devolved taxes. 21 May 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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