Stamp Duty land tax for overseas buyers

It is high time that overseas buyers paid more Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and Council Tax when they buy and own UK property says David Lawrenson of www.LettingFocus.com. The additional rate for SDLT should be at least 3 per cent, the same as UK landlords and second home buyers already pay. These extra taxes would likely have little impact […]

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Stamp Duty Land Tax and Landlords

From April 2016, Stamp Duty Land Tax will be 3pc higher if you buy a second property as a buy-to-let investment, raising a predicted £1bn by 2021. The extra charge applies above the current Stamp Duty Land Tax rates. Ouch! Stamp Duty Land Tax and Landlords This change comes hard on the heels of George Osborne’s other recent change for landlords […]

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Autumn Statement – Stamp Duty Land Tax Winners and Losers

Yesterday, the Chancellor made the following changes, to take place with immediate effect. Autumn Statement and the Stamp Duty Land Tax Winners and Losers Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rates on home purchases in England and Wales are changed immediately, as follows: No tax up to £125,000. Between £125,001 and £250,000 the rate is 2 per cent. Between £250,001 and £925,000 […]

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