LBTT



Blog: LBTT has worked – but a Brexit break might be due

By Rodney Whyte, partner and property and planning specialist at legal firm Pinsent Masons As a spe ...

Published 26 October 2018

Blog: Simple change to LBTT could produce wide benefits

David Alexander, managing director of Edinburgh-based property management firm DJ Alexander m ...

Published 28 September 2018

LBTT delivers third highest monthly revenues total

A seasonal upturn in property market activity has delivered a £57 million boost to Scottish Gover ...

Published 14 August 2018

Proposals to extend LBTT relief to property investments ‘common sense’, says tax body

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has welcomed Scottish Government plans to consider the ...

Published 2 August 2018

CALA Homes reveals LBTT offer to homebuyers

A housebuilder is offering homebuyers in the east of Scotland the chance to buy a home without hav ...

Published 12 January 2018

Mactaggart & Mickel Homes to pay LBTT for first-time buyers in wake of Budget

Scottish housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel Homes has responded to the UK government’s announc ...

Published 24 November 2017

Blog: The Land and Buildings Transaction Tax is killing the Scottish housing market

Ken McEwan says we all face having to pick-up the tab for what he refers to as the Scottish Govern ...

Published 5 October 2017

Builders warn of housing activity slowdown ‘unless LBTT band is extended’

Scotland's home building industry is warning ministers of a drop in future housing market activity u ...

Published 28 September 2017

Revenue Scotland annual report reveals LBTT shortfall

Tax professionals have welcomed another strong performance from the body charged with administering ...

Published 26 September 2017

Scottish Government ‘£100.6m short’ on LBTT predictions

The returns for the Scottish Government’s Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) returns in Fe ...

Published 24 March 2017

Lower LBTT revenues ‘support case for increased residential change’

Receipts from the Scottish Government’s Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) may fall below ...

Published 23 February 2017

LBTT ‘operationally successful’ but too early to assess impact on market

Scotland’s transition to the new Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) was “operationally ...

Published 5 December 2016

‘Second homes tax’ passed into law by Scottish Parliament

New legislation introducing a tax supplement on purchases of additional residential properties has b ...

Published 9 March 2016

Law Society of Scotland calls for close monitoring of second home tax

The Law Society of Scotland has said the effects of an additional tax on second homes should be mo ...

Published 8 March 2016

New Scottish property transaction tax comes into effect

A new tax which changes the way people pay duty on house purchases has come into effect in Scotland ...

Published 1 April 2015