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Short-term let owners to face new planning permission requirements

For owners of an Airbnb or other short-term let properties, new planning legislation is set to come in by Summer 2024, which could lead to new fees and penalties for non-compliance. Read More

New rules to end second home tax loophole

Multiple homeowners who leave “holiday lets” empty will no longer be able to claim tax benefits, it has been announced.

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Recovery in construction led by rise in commercial property work

A sharp rise in productivity in UK construction sector is good news for SMEs in the supply chain, and the economy overall, as output surged over a four-month period.

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Small developers invited to apply for up to £10 million in equity funding

Small and medium-sized developers have been invited to apply for up to £10 million in equity funding to build new homes.

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UK house prices hit significant record

According to the UK’s largest mortgage lender, Halifax, house prices in the UK hit a significant record during August but the yearly growth pace in property values slowed.  Read More

Businesses urged to “get to grips” with new Patent Box regime as grandfathering rules come to an end

Businesses should “get to grips” with new Patent Box rules or risk missing out on corporate tax relief, a major regulator has warned.

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The ATED return for 2021-22 is due by 30 April 2021

The Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) return for 2021 to 31 March 2022, and any tax due for the year, is due by 30 April 2021.

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Conveyancers brace for busy festive period as homebuyers push for move before Stamp Duty holiday deadline

Moving to a new house before the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday ends is now unlikely, the Law Society has warned conveyancers. Read More

Commercial property: Retail rental arrears could rise to £2 billion after third-quarter payment deadline

According to research, retail rent arrears could total over £2 billion following the third-quarter payment deadline this week.   Read More

Government announces new stamp duty rates for non-residents from April 2021

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced new rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for non-residents from 1 April 2021. Read More

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