The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) is calling for changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), following criticisms that the controversial tax is the ‘biggest barrier’ to home ownership and moving house.
Predictions from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) suggest that house price growth will slow by more than half in 2017 – whereas rents will rise by as much as three per cent.
Studies suggest that UK owners of small and start-up businesses will be working overtime this Christmas. 60 per cent of entrepreneurs say that the move is a testament to their commitment to growing their firm, but 34 per cent claim
The UK has the highest residential and commercial property taxes in the developed world, a report has revealed.
Around 500,000 new businesses have begun trading in 2016 so far, and the latest research suggests that almost 80 per cent of all start-ups have managed to turn over a profit within their first year of doing business. According to
Former Chancellor George Osborne’s introduction of a three per cent Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge payable upon purchase of additional residential properties has hit demand for homes, according to housebuilder Berkeley Group. Berkeley Group has branded Osborne’s much-criticised move
Data suggests that as many as 7,000 fixed penalty notices (FPNs) have been handed out by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to businesses failing to fulfil their auto-enrolment (AE) duties. But did you know that AE compliance also affects small
A new study has revealed that in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016, small business confidence rose by 11 per cent over figures recorded in Q2 – and currently sits at a new peak.
A UK mortgage broker has called for reforms to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) after research and forecasts from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) pointed towards a bleak future for buy-to-let landlords and private renters.
Small business experts have warned that plans to digitise the tax system will place a significant burden on Britain’s SMEs.