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Posts Tagged ‘london tax’

Taxing the perks

According to the Mail on Sunday, HMRC’s high net worth unit has a new target in their sights, the perks enjoyed by some footballers and their families. Whilst the provision of benefits to employees is a practice which has been around since time immemorial, the regulations on taxable and non-taxable benefits can be complex and…

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Tax help for riot-affected businesses

For those businesses affected by last week’s riots, the last thing that they need is to have to deal with questions of tax. Well done then to HMRC who have opened a dedicated help line for all those individuals and businesses affected by the riots. The helpline (0845 366 1207) is to be staffed by…

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Helping the country whilst mitigating tax

Top rate tax payers have only a short time left to take advantage of a Government backed tax mitigation scheme warns Newshams Tax Solicitors. The current scheme which gives tax relief for investments in Enterprise Zone development and which has been running since the early 1980s is due to expire at the end of the…

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An enterprising way to mitigate tax

Rightly or wrongly the perception of many people is that the Government’s main preoccupation is to find ways of increasing tax. With the inevitable consequence of the recent recession it is true that tax allowances and rates are changing and regular studies report on how this will affect one sector of society or another. It…

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Attention Property Lawyers!

Property lawyers and conveyancers should be aware that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have announced a change to the information required in Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) returns. HMRC has stated that the new forms will be available for use from April 2011 and must be used with effect from 4 July 2011.

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Group Relief for Stamp Duty Land Tax: Limited Liability Partnerships

Group Relief for Stamp Duty Land Tax: Limited Liability Partnerships Stamp Duty Land Tax – A change in HMRC’s view of the law Background Where UK real estate is transferred between members of the same group, and provided certain conditions are met, the tax legislation provides a relief from stamp duty land tax (SDLT). Companies…

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