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Cohabitation: An Overview

Cohabiting partners are the fastest growing family type within the UK. The latest figures provided by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) advise cohabiting couple families in the UK have doubled in the last twenty years.

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Probate application fees due to rise

Estates may find that they are set to be faced with much higher costs than originally anticipated. The framework for the Probate Court application fees is due to face significant change in the near future.

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Changes to Stamp Duty Filling and Payment Time Limits

From 1st March 2019 a new time limit applies to file a Stamp Duty Land Tax Return when you purchase land in England. The new time limit reduces the time you have to file, return and pay tax due from 30 to 14 days.

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2018 Budget Headlines

Yesterday (29th October) Philip Hammond delivered his third Budget as chancellor, which was widely broadcast across the media, including BBC News. Some of the key points our clients might be interested in are…

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Stamp Duty Exemption for First Time Buyers

The Budget on 22nd November 2017 announced that first time buyers will be exempt from paying Stamp Duty Land Tax with immediate effect on the purchase of a property, up to the value of £300,000.00.

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