Category Archives: Wealth Planning

Consultation on Higher Rates of SDLT on purchases of additional residential properties - February 1, 2016
Rooks Rider Solicitors' response to a recent consultation document issued by HM Customs & Excise on Higher Rates of Stamp Duty Land...

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Second Home SDLT Surcharge – An Update - February 1, 2016
The Autumn Statement 2015 included a commitment to charge higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (“SDLT”) on purchases of...

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Overseas Territories hit back at UK’s demand for central registers - December 8, 2015
Britain’s Overseas Territories seem to have successfully resisted the UK’s demands for central registers of company beneficial ownership, at least...

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Further Detail Emerges on New Stamp Duty Land Tax - December 3, 2015
Further detail has emerged from HMRC on the new Stamp Duty Land Tax ( SDLT ) 3 % rate for...

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Autumn Statement 2015: Key Measures for UK Property and Wealth Planning - November 27, 2015
In this Briefing Note, we outline the principal announcements made in the Chancellor’s November 2015 Autumn Statement including: 1. Stamp Duty...

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Final reminder: LDF comes to an end 31 December 2015 - November 16, 2015
This is a final reminder that the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility (LDF) comes to an end on 31 December 2015. With...

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The Common Reporting Standard – Setting the Benchmark for Global Information Exchange - November 6, 2015
The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is a big step towards a globally co-ordinated...

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Non-Resident Capital Gains Tax and UK Residential Property – The Application of Private Residence Relief - October 29, 2015
From 6 April 2015, non-UK residents selling UK residential property are subject to Non Resident Capital Gains Tax on the...

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STEP Asia Conference, Marina Bay Sands Singapore, 11-12 November - October 12, 2015
James John, Chris Cooke and Karen Methold will be attending the STEP Asia Conference at Marina Bay Sands,...

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Reporting and paying CGT for non-residents: UK Residential Property - September 17, 2015
With effect from 6 April 2015, a disposal of UK residential property is subject to Capital Gains Tax (“CGT”). The...

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