The dust has largely settled since the shock rise in SDLT rates on commercial property transactions announced in the Budget on 16 March. However, the
We have ploughed through the reams of provisions and consultations to give you in this briefing a 'what you need to know summary guide to the announcements affecting business taxation'.
Just five days before England suffered its worst ever World Cup defeat, Chancellor George Osborne delivered his first budget.
This year's Budget contains some headline grabbing changes in relation to residential property but there are a number of other notable points which are discussed below.
Following the 2009 Budget and the recent publication of the 2009 Finance Bill, tax planning should now be towards the top of any agenda.
Stamp duty land tax (‘SDLT') came into force on 1 December 2003.