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Stamp and Transfer Duties

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Stamp and Transfer Duties

Tax focus - May 2014

This paper provides a summary of current tax issues for companies. In this issue: intellectual property office report; register of company beneficial ownership; modernisation of corporate debt rules; exemption from stamp duty for growth markets.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 09 June 2014 | Business Area: Stamp and Transfer Duties

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HMRC to require accelerated tax payments from certain taxpayers subject to enquiry

This news piece looks at the recently published HMRC consultation document on accelerating the collection of tax in certain cases where the amount due is disputed and discusses these proposals in detail.

Company: Tolley | Published: 17 February 2014 | Business Area: Enforcement and Regulation

Transfer pricing - changes to corresponding adjustments come into effect immediately

Following its proposal to prevent individuals from being able to obtain corresponding adjustments under the UK’s transfer pricing rules, HMRC has now announced that the changes will come into immediate effect, as Macfarlanes reports.

Company: Macfarlanes | Published: 30 October 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

Further developments in stamp duty land tax... three key recent cases

Three recent cases - Pollen Estate, DV3, and Project Blue, have all considered certain aspects of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) legislation. In this briefing, Shoosmiths takes a close look at each case and clearly explains the hazards of avoidance schemes.

Company: Shoosmiths | Published: 17 September 2013 | Business Area: Stamp and Transfer Duties

Corporate ownership of expensive dwellings

Special rules apply where an interest in an “expensive dwelling” situated in the UK (which could be freehold or leasehold) is owned by a company, a partnership or LLP with at least one corporate member or a collective investment scheme. This paper provides an overview of the special rules.

Company: Berg Kaprow Lewis | Published: 02 September 2013 | Business Area: Capital Gains

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Real estate corporate tax timeline - key dates for your diary

Bond Dickinson's concise timeline provides an overview of the key dates for upcoming legislation on corporation tax in relation to the real estate sector. It also details important dates covering changes to sub sales rules, proposed change to the Finance Act and future corporate tax rate reductions.

Company: Bond Dickinson | Published: 23 August 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

10 good reasons to do business in the UK

In this briefing, Macfarlanes explores a variety of factors relevant to all business transactions, including tax incentives, jurisdictional provisions and financial markets, and lists 10 advantages of conducting business in the UK.

Company: Macfarlanes | Published: 20 August 2013 | Business Area: Capital Gains

Special stamp duty – additional exemptions added

With the stated objective of curbing property speculation and reducing the risk of a property bubble, radical changes to the stamp duty law were announced in November 2010, including the introduction of a special stamp duty levied at up to 15% on residential property transactions.

Company: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 18 July 2011 | Business Area: Stamp and Transfer Duties

Tackling Stamp Duty Land Tax avoidance: HMRC loses the battle, but will it win the war?

HMRC have lost the first ever Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) avoidance case in the First Tier Tribunal (FTT). Nabarro provides the details.

Company: Nabarro | Published: 02 May 2011 | Business Area: Stamp and Transfer Duties

A Budget to fuel growth – the impact on real estate

In the new Budget, Chancellor George Osborne has emphasised the Government's ‘growth’ agenda, encouraging investment as a route to a more balanced economy. In this briefing, Wragge & Co highlights the Budget’s impact on the real estate sector.

Company: Wragge & Co | Published: 24 March 2011 | Business Area: Stamp and Transfer Duties

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