Category Archives: Stamp Duty

Can you feel the squeeze on Buy To Lets

As you are a buy-to-let investor, you'd be forgiven for feeling rather despondent following the Chancellor's recent crackdown. A stamp duty hike for buy-to-let purchases has already arrived - with a corresponding spike in sales beforehand - and mortgage interest relief for tax on rental income will start to be hacked back next April. Add…
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Number Of Sales Soared Ahead Of Stamp Duty Hike

Number Of Sales Soared Ahead Of Stamp Duty Hike We felt the volume, and lived the increased pressure for the whole of March, and now we have the confirmation that it was not simply a mirage nor was it a false sense of being overly busy! As according to data from LSL Property Services this…
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New Stamp Duty Thresholds & Calculator 2016

As some of you will already know, as of April 2016 the thresholds for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) have been changed. Below you can find the New Stamp Duty Thresholds & Calculator 2016 (produced by HMRC for the April 2016). Residential land or property SDLT (New Stamp Duty Thresholds) Purchase price of property Rate…
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