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HMRC has summarised the changes to stamp taxes further to the announcement of the chancellor's budget.
The chancellor has confirmed that from 1 April SDLT will be higher when an additional residential property is purchased for more than £40,000.
The chancellor announced in his budget that slab rates of Non-residential Stamp Duty Land Tax reform have been abolished for non-residential properties.
The chancellor announced that from April 2017 small businesses that occupy properties with a rateable value of £12,000 or less will pay no business rates.
The Land Registry has updated its fee guidance. The fees have not changed.
The Consumer Code for Home Builders is seeking views on proposed changes to the code, following the results of their original consultation last autumn.
Land Registry portal users will be able to view information about their applications using a new search facility called 'Application Enquiry'.
Advice regarding the possibility of not being able to complete transactions that are affected by the possible stamp duty land tax (SDLT) increase on 31 March.
The Bank of England has confirmed that the CHAPS payment system will be staying open for extra time from 20 June 2016.
The Mortgage Credit Directive will come into force on 21 March. The implementation will introduce a reflection period for consumers, but the aim is to disrupt the current processes as little as possible.
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Peter Farrington looks at some of the ways in which an investigator can help in possession proceedings.
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