Monthly Archives: March 2016

Budget 2016 gets the green light

Budget gets MPs approval. On 16 March, the Chancellor unveiled his eighth, and what has arguably become his most controversial Budget to date. Once the details were announced, George Osborne’s claim that this Budget was putting “the next generation first” were immediately challenged, with planned reductions in disability benefits set against tax cuts for the better off.…
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Investors get set for stamp duty rise

New stamp duty tax will hit buy-to-let and second home investors. Stamp duty changes planned for 2016? Over the past decade, in an era of record low interest rates, the booming buy-to-let market has enabled an army of small landlords to generate outstanding returns on their investments. (more…)
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