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The value shifting rules are anti-avoidance provisions. They are similar to the rules applying to depreciatory transactions in that they target the...
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9th Nov
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The regime for property authorised investment funds (PAIFs, or as HMRC use in regulations and their published guidance, Property AIFs)) was introduced...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons LLP based on material originally written by Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax LLP 12th Jan
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A damages or compensation payment may attract VAT. This depends on exactly what the payment is for. If it is purely compensatory, it will be outside...
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9th Nov
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Where a dispute is brought to an end by a payment of damages or compensation, whether under a court order or an out-of-court settlement agreement:•the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains:•what a determination in respect of direct tax (ie a direct tax determination) is•when HMRC might issue a direct tax...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Rutherford 12th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the meaning of a scheme of reconstruction for tax purposes.Tax neutrality is maintained where a company (company A) enters...
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9th Nov
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It is standard market practice for loan agreements (also known as facility agreements), whether bilateral or syndicated, to:•prohibit a borrower from...
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Produced in partnership with Eloise Walker of Pinsent Masons 12th Jan
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This Practice Note describes the law and practice relating to elections under section 198 or 199 of the Capital Allowances Act 2001 (CAA 2001), which...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Wilson 12th Jan
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The reasons why a company might carry out a demerger, and the different ways in which a demerger may be structured, are described in Practice Notes:...
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Produced in partnership with Zoe Feller of Bird & Bird 12th Jan
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It is market practice for a tax covenant, also known as a tax deed, to form part of the transaction documents in respect of a sale of all the shares...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah and Gary Barnett of Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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Unilateral relief, like double tax relief, aims to relieve double taxation. Subject to certain conditions being satisfied and specific limits,...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018,...
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Produced in partnership with John Fuszard of Sagars Accountants Ltd 12th Jan
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Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) ceased to apply to any land transaction involving any interests in or over land in Scotland from 1 April 2015. From that...
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9th Nov
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE relating to property rich collective investment vehicles and certain investors: HMRC is consulting until 16 December 2020 on draft...
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9th Nov
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Part 8 of the Corporation Tax Act 2009 (CTA 2009) is a specific corporation tax regime that applies exclusively to the gains and losses of intangible...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 12th Jan

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SDLT and partnerships—anti-avoidance and reliefsThis Practice Note gives details of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) anti-avoidance rules and SDLT reliefs...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Griffin 15th May
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SDLT—common lease transactionsThis Practice Note provides an overview of the stamp duty land tax (SDLT) treatment of the following common lease...
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15th May
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SDLT—pre-completion transactionsIt was established under the stamp duty rules that relief should be available to a person who has contracted to buy an...
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15th May
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SDLT and partnerships—transfers from a partnershipThis Practice Note explains the special stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rules which apply when an...
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15th May
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Scotland: Land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT)—the basicsLand and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) replaced stamp duty land tax (SDLT) in...
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Produced in partnership with Ronnie Brown of Burness Paull 15th May
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Higher rate SDRT and stamp duty chargesFORTHCOMING CHANGE relating to the modernisation of stamp taxes on shares framework: The government is asking...
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15th May
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SDLT—notifiable transactionsThis Practice Note considers the steps to take in relation to SDLT once it is established there is a chargeable...
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15th May
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Stamp duty reliefsCoronavirus (COVID-19) impact on stamp duty process: During the coronavirus outbreak, the Stamp Office is temporarily only accepting...
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15th May
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Stamp duty on transfers—scope, administration and enforcementCoronavirus (COVID-19) impact on stamp duty process: During the coronavirus outbreak, the...
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15th May
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Stamp duty and SDRT on the sale of certificated registered UK sharesCoronavirus (COVID-19) impact on stamp duty process: During the coronavirus...
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15th May
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3 per cent higher rates of SDLT on additional residential propertiesThe higher 3% rates of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) apply to:•purchases of certain...
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15th May
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SDLT—land transactions, chargeable interests and chargeable transactionsStamp duty land tax (SDLT) is charged on chargeable land transactions....
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15th May
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Wales: Land transaction tax (LTT)—particular transactions and taxpayersLand transaction tax (LTT) replaced stamp duty land tax (SDLT) in Wales with...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Evans 15th May
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SDLT—reconstruction and acquisition reliefsFORTHCOMING CHANGE relating to FA 2008, Sch 36: In its Tax Information and Impact Note (TIIN) on freeports,...
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15th May
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SDLT—section 75A: the SDLT GAARWhy are the SDLT anti-avoidance provisions important?The stamp duty land tax (SDLT) anti-avoidance provisions set out...
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15th May
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Exemptions from the principal charge to SDRTExecutive summaryAn agreement to transfer chargeable securities for consideration (or, in certain...
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15th May
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Rates of SDLTThis Practice Note considers the various rates of stamp duty land tax (SDLT), including rates of SDLT applicable on transactions...
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15th May
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Disclosure of tax avoidance schemes—SDLTThis Practice Note describes the rules on the disclosure of tax avoidance schemes (DOTAS) applying to stamp...
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15th May
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2% SDLT surcharge for non-residentsFrom 1 April 2021, non-UK residents that buy residential property in England and Northern Ireland pay a 2%...
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15th May
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Scotland: Land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT)—administration and complianceCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Revenue Scotland is not processing paper...
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Produced in partnership with Ronnie Brown of Burness Paull 15th May

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