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The Scottish Government must match Chancellor Rishi Sunak's reported extension of the stamp duty holiday beyond March if there is to be a level playing field in the property market from April to June, according to a property and lettings firm. David Alexander, joint chief executive officer

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Homebuyers will be able to take advantage of reduced rates of Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) from this week, after finance secretary Kate Forbes responded to calls for a quick implementation of the change. The threshold at which LBTT begins to be paid will rise from £145,000 to &pou

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Scotland's housing market could recover quicker from coronavirus than the last financial crash if the government freezes sales taxes to help home buyers, according to the Scottish Building Society. CEO Paul Denton said support measures such a Land and Buildings Transaction Tax holiday coul

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Some house buyers could miss out on being able to claim a refund for a property tax charge if they have been unable to sell their old home because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has said. The second home charge, or Additional Dwelling Supplement (ADS), is a 4

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By Rodney Whyte, partner and property and planning specialist at legal firm Pinsent Masons As a specialist in land acquisition and housebuilding, it was encouraging to note that revenue from the Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) in the last full financial year rose by 12.8% to £546 mill

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A seasonal upturn in property market activity has delivered a £57 million boost to Scottish Government revenues, generating the third highest monthly return since the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) was introduced.

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CALA’s Ravelrig Heights development in Balerno A housebuilder is offering homebuyers in the east of Scotland the chance to buy a home without having to pay the full Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT).

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Scotland's home building industry is warning ministers of a drop in future housing market activity unless the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) band is extended. Homes for Scotland (HFS) repeated its call for the extension of the current 5% band in order to address the 'considerable drop' in

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