General Election – tax promises

…rate stood at 28% (21% for small companies)) An offshore companies levy of 15% on purchases of UK property through offshore trusts located in tax havens Extending Stamp Duty Reserve…

Claims against solicitors for incorrect returns regarding enveloped properties

…The 2014 budget extended the flat rate of 15% Stamp Duty Land Tax to enveloped properties costing more than £500,000. A significant number of such properties were not recognised…

Income tax and stamp duty changes for Wales

Stamp Duty Land Tax will be replaced by a Land Transaction Tax in 2018, and a new income tax will be introduced in 2019 as part of important tax

Robert Bailey, Tax Director with Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants in Truro

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) applies to land transactions and the rate of tax varies from nil to 15% with the scope of the highest rate substantially extended. The…

New Stamp Duty in Wales from 1 April 2018

…Wales’ next steps to raising its own taxation takes place on 1 April 2018 when Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is replaced by a Welsh Land Transaction Tax (LTT)….

Robert Bailey, Tax Director with Bishop Fleming Chartered Accountants in Truro

Stamp Duty Land Tax: Commerciality is no defence

…The Upper Tax Tribunal has heard the appeal of Project Blue, a major Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) case arising from the sale of the Chelsea Barracks site, a…

Gift Aid hit by dividend tax change

…such a person will therefore land them with a tax bill. Pensioners with just a state pension and a small amount of dividend income will be particularly affected. Conversely, an…

July 2015 Budget response - Bishop Fleming's response to the July 2015 Budget

New dividends tax: the latest tax grab

…The 8 July Budget was a bad budget for family companies. Hard working entrepreneurs are to be hit with a new tax on their dividends. From 6 April 2016…

International Tax

…The world has become a smaller place, but in international tax terms, it is bigger than ever. Ease of travel, communications and international trade have increased the opportunity to…

Dividends to break PAYE code

…Business owner/directors may be alarmed when they receive their PAYE codes for 2016/17, as an estimate for dividend income may have been included to accelerate tax payable to HM…

 
 
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