SDLT treatment of garden land on disposal by a homeowner

SDLT treatment of garden land on disposal by a homeowner

SDLT treatment of garden land on disposal by a homeowner This is a much discussed topic where clarification from HMRC has been sought on several occasions and the case of Hyman v HMRC (2019) has also sought to provide clarify on this complicated area. SDLT...
The benefit of index linking purchase prices in uncertain times

The benefit of index linking purchase prices in uncertain times

The benefit of index linking purchase prices in uncertain times During these uncertain times, both Developers and Land Owners alike may be keen to see purchase prices index linked in Option Agreements and Contracts which are conditional upon planning being granted....
COVID-19: What happens if I cannot complete my conveyancing contract?

COVID-19: What happens if I cannot complete my conveyancing contract?

COVID-19: What happens if I cannot complete my conveyancing contract? Following the recent government advice regarding moving home during the Covid-19 pandemic and the Government lockdown you will be aware that they are advising against moving home when there is a...
What is CIL and does it affect my development?

What is CIL and does it affect my development?

What is CIL and does it affect my development? What is CIL? Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a charge on additional floor space that Local Planning Authorities charge and which is designed to help fund local and sub-regional infrastructure identified in the...
Landowners: What is a Conditional Contract?

Landowners: What is a Conditional Contract?

Landowners: What is a Conditional Contract? In a nutshell it is a contract which is conditional upon one or more things happening before the contract can proceed to completion.In a nutshell it is a contract which is conditional upon one or more things happening before...