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29 Apr 2022
Property income review consultation

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) seeks views about how the taxation of property income could be simplified and has launched an online survey.

28 Mar 2022
Proposed introduction of local variation of LTT

As part of its approach to tackling perceived issues arising from second home ownership and short-term holiday lets, the Welsh Government has proposed to introduce local variations to the higher rate of Land Transaction Tax (LTT).

24 Feb 2022
Chancellor urged to introduce Energy Saving Stamp Duty Incentive

The Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group (EEIG) which Propertymark is a member of, has called for the introduction of an Energy Saving Stamp Duty Incentive that will encourage homeowners to future-proof their homes against high energy bills.

21 Feb 2022
Planning legislation and policy for second homes and short-term holiday lets

As part of its 'three-pronged approach' the Welsh Government has consulted on a proposal to make amendments to planning policy and development management in Wales.

24 Nov 2021
Welsh second homes and holiday lets policy changes proposed

The Welsh Government has launched a consultation which proposes changes to the planning system that could mean that planning permission is required for a change of use from primary to a secondary home or holiday let.

16 Nov 2021
Support for landlords needed for stronger PRS

With around 170 different pieces of legislation that must be adhered to within the private rented sector (PRS), the everchanging landscape of compliance combined with the mounting financial pressures triggered by policies such as Section 24 of the Finance (No. 2) Act 2015 and, more recently, debt arrears caused by COVID-19 more must be done to support landlords.

27 Oct 2021
Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021

The Chancellor of the Exchequer's Autumn Spending Review and Budget provided clarity on measures affecting the property industry which have been announced over the last three-six months including the levy on developers re unsafe cladding. Other factors announced affecting property agents provide some good news, however, it leaves a lot to be desired.

06 Oct 2021
Reforming the property taxation system

Propertymark called for a review of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) to boost Britain’s economy in our response to the 2021 Autumn Budget and Spending Review.

04 Oct 2021
Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021 Propertymark representations to HM Treasury

The 2021 Autumn Budget will be delivered on October 27 alongside a three-year spending review and HM Treasury’s call for representations to be considered as part of its decisions closed 30 September 2021.

28 Sep 2021
Extra time provided for digital tax changes

Agents can breathe a sigh of relief as Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax is pushed back, allowing businesses more time to prepare.

10 Aug 2021
Non-UK stamp duty rate sabotaging property sales, members say

Agents have called upon the sector to educate prospective non-UK buyers about the new two per cent stamp duty rates, which is applicable from 1 April 2021.

28 Jul 2021
Land Transaction Tax: home buyer's information

Propertymark collaborated with the Welsh Revenue Authority (WRA) to produce a downloadable leaflet to support agents in providing potential home buyers with the details regarding Land Transaction Tax (LTT).

07 Jul 2021
FAQs: Property agents and Capital Gains Tax

Until April 2020 UK taxpayers were only required to declare Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on an annual self-assessment tax return. Since then, taxpayers disposing of a UK residential property are required to calculate, report and pay any applicable CGT within 30 days of completion of the sale. 

02 Jul 2021
Stamp Duty holiday enters new phase

From 1 July to 30 September, buyers can still benefit from not paying Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on properties that cost up to £250,000 across England and Northern Ireland.

10 Jun 2021
Recommendations for UK property tax return

The Office of Tax Simplification (OCT) has published the second report of their review of Capital Gains Tax (CGT). It sets out what could be done by HMRC to raise awareness among taxpayers to help them meet their CGT 30-day reporting and paying obligations.

01 Apr 2021
New Stamp Duty surcharge for non-UK residents

From today, 1 April 2021, a two per cent higher rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) will apply to purchasers of residential property in England and Northern Ireland who are not resident in the UK.

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