Category: Housing

Budget 2021 Summary

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his second Budget on Wednesday 3 March 2021. In his speech he stated his Budget ‘meets the moment with …

Scottish Land and Buildings Transaction Tax

Posted on February 9, 2021 | Housing | Tax
As part of the Scottish Budget, Finance Secretary Kate Forbes also announced changes to Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) which apply from 1 April …

House sales rise following the introduction of stamp duty holiday

Posted on November 6, 2020 | Economy | Housing | Legislation Changes
The government has announced that residential property transactions rose 15.6% in August following the introduction of a stamp duty holiday. The government has announced: a rise in …

Scottish government cuts LBTT to help home buyers

Posted on August 7, 2020 | Company News | Housing
On 15 July, the Scottish government reduced the rate of Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT). On 15 July, the Scottish government reduced the rate of …