Stamp Duty

Coronavirus Updates

Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday phase out

Earlier this month, the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday began to phase out. From 1 July 2021, the SDLT NIL rate was lowered from £500,000 to £250,000 on residential homes. The Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday will now only apply to residential homes costing £250,000 or less. The government introduced the holiday in June

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UK Government

Stamp Duty holiday set to be extended until the end of June

Ahead of the Budget announcement next week, there has been a lot of speculation surrounding what the Chancellor is set to announce. According to media sources, Rishi Sunak is planning to extend the Stamp Duty holiday until the end of June. The current deadline for the holiday extension is 31st March. The Chancellor has been

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Maintaining the current Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday threshold could provide millions for the Treasury

An extension of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) threshold after 31st March 2021, rather than returning to the £125,000 threshold, could generate higher consumption. This has the potential of increasing housing market activity, which subsequently could provide a fiscal surplus of £139 million per year. Research suggests that maintaining the current SDLT holiday threshold

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UK Government

Calls for Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday to be extended

During the coronavirus pandemic the government introduced the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday in England and Northern Ireland for residential properties purchased from 8th July 2020 to 31st March 2021. The reduced rates allow for people to purchase property under the value of £500,000 and pay no SDLT. With SDLT reduced rates set to

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Tax Updates

Weekly Round-Up of Latest Tax Updates 30/10/20

Earlier this week the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, made a statement to the House of Commons to offer support to businesses who are struggling as a result of further restrictions required, due to the coronavirus pandemic. In these challenging times the Chancellor has acknowledged that additional support is required in order to keep people in jobs

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