Month: March 2010


Stamp Duty change -25th March 2010

Stamp Duty threshold changes for first time buyers are effective for completions today.   First time buyers will have the threshold for stamp duty raised to £250,000 but it remains a little unclear how a first time buyer will prove the requirement that they have never owned a property solely or jointly anywhere in the […]Read More


UHY Hacker Young warn Tax man is using HMLR data

UHY Hacker Young a top UHY Hacker Young a network of accountancy firms incorporating over 88 partners reports that HM Revenue and Customs appear to be adopting a new technique of trawling HMLR data to discover under reporting of capital gains in tax returns when properties have been bought or sold. Geoff Davies, Partner at […]Read More