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New Scottish Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) Rates Announced

The Scottish government has announced new rates for its Land & Buildings Transactions Tax (LBTT), similar to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). As with the recent changes made to SDLT (ending the old “slab” approach) Scottish SDLT is charged on … Continue reading

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Firm of Solicitors Fined for Using Tax Schemes Where There Was a Conflict of Interest

Following an inspection the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) it has fined a London firm of solicitors for a conflict of interest involving using tax avoidance schemes. In an agreed decision the SRA found that the firm of solicitors carried out … Continue reading

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