The 2010-2011 edition of Tolley's Stamp Taxes by Patrick Cannon has just been published

Includes coverage of the following topics:


• New 5% higher rate for residential property over £1m from 6 April 2011


• First-time buyer’s relief on purchases up to £250,000 before 25 March 2012


• Effect of the increase in the standard rate of VAT from 17.5% to 20% on lease tax computations from 4 January 2011


• New SDLT penalties and enquiries regime effective since 1 April 2010 plus the further changes effective 1 April 2011


• Latest on HMRC’s current approach to charging SDLT on goodwill on the sale of property related businesses


• Full guidance on the revised rules requiring disclosure of SDLT avoidance schemes and reporting by scheme users effective since 1 April 2010 including easy to use decision chart


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