Non-UK resident SDLT surcharge: adding 1% and more complexity: Part II

In February we discussed the government’s intention to increase stamp duty land tax for non-UK residents (that post can be accessed here). The proposal is to add 1% to the SDLT charge for non-UK resident buyers of UK residential property. The policy is to ease pressure on UK residents seeking home ownership. HMRC’s public consultation on the new rules remains open until 6 May.

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