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Stamp duty land tax

Expert commentary and practical guidance from ICAEW related to stamp duty land tax in the UK regime.

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June 2017 Tax Club – property taxes

There has been a plethora of changes to property taxes recently. Gabelle partner Caroline Fleet spoke about the new rules at June 2017’s Tax Club meeting, covering anti-avoidance measures, buy-to-let properties, CGT, IHT and SDLT. Randeep Dhaliwal reports

Is SDLT a hidden GP retirement tax?

SDLT is a tax on transfers of land ownership that many GPs approaching retirement may not realise applies to them. Nils Christiansen, Managing Partner at DR Solicitors, outlines how it works and the key points to be aware of.

Scrap stamp duty to get country moving

February 2017: While stamp duty might raise billions for the government, it is putting a real brake on social and economic mobility, and should be abolished, argues Malcolm Bacchus.

Not playing fair

Peter Rayney sheds light on the surprising late change to stamp duty share exchange relief in Finance Act 2016 and invites members’ comments.

TAXguide 06/17: Budget Analysis

Read the Tax Faculty’s comprehensive summary of the Spring Budget 2017, covering all new announcements relating to: Making Tax Digital; business and company taxes; rates and allowances; personal and employment taxes; pensions and savings; and VAT and duties.


Non-domiciliary announcements made at summer budget 2015

Questions and answers on UK tax issues and trends from the ICAEW Tax and VAT Helpline, a subscription service provided by Abbey Tax.

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ICAEW REP 136/17

Traffic light assessment autumn budget 2017


Higher rates of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) on purchases of additional residential properties


Proposed LBTT Supplement on Additional Residential Homes

Further support