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Stamp Duty Land Tax: temporary reduced rates

Reduced rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) will apply for residential properties completing between 8 July 2020 until 31 March 2021. The following rates apply for: First time buyers Purchasers who are not first time buyers but this being the only property…

Buying a business: Shares or assets?

Assuming the target business is operated through a company, there are two ways for you to acquire it: by buying the shares in the company from its shareholders, or by buying the assets of the business from the company. There are several differences…