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Higher Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rates on purchases of additional residential properties
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 20 2016

Tax partner, Stephen Goldstraw, looks at the small print on the new SDLT rate changes and discovers that anyone contemplating the purchase of a big


A budget for the next generation, Europe and scotch and cider drinkers
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2016

I believe that this was truly a Budget for the next generation. I believe this because it was mentioned by the Chancellor 56 times. In any event, it


Second home owners continue to suffer
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2016

Yet again this was not a Budget for second home owners, whether the property is owned individually or through a company. The Budget built on last


To buy or not to buy? That is the question for Oxford home buyers
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2016

After an unsteady year in Oxford’s residential property market in 2015, Penningtons Manches’ real estate team considers the current appetite of


Higher stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rates on purchases of additional residential properties: the current proposals
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2016

The Government announced in its Autumn Statement 2015 that 3 higher SDLT rates will apply to purchases of additional residences from 1 April 2016


Government seeks views on higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax: consultation open until 1 February 2016
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2016

The Government announced a Five Point Plan for housing to re-focus support for housing towards low cost home ownership for first time buyers in the


Stamp Duty Land Tax
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2015

In recent years, public pressure has forced the Government to tilt the property market towards homeowners and away from property investors. In the


SDLT and shared ownership leases
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

The abolition of the "slab system" for stamp duty land tax (SDLT) on 4 December 2014 generally reduced the tax payable on lower value properties. For


Property lawyers meet midnight deadline to save over £200k on stamp duty land tax
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2014

Penningtons Manches' property entrepreneurs team, led by Martin Codd, burned the midnight oil last night to save their clients and their buyers in


Final staircasing don’t forget the SDLT!
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2014

When a shared ownership home is bought from a housing association, the new leaseholder is given plenty of advice on stamp duty land tax (SDLT). But