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Property’s ‘foreign buyer surcharge’ is looming

If a poll was ever taken to establish the country’s least favourite tax (an exercise tax lawyers are inclined to undertake on a Friday evening over their favourite tipple), it would be unsurprising if Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) came somewhere near or right at the top.  While there may be few supporters of the tax outside Whitehall, one could be forgiven for feeling a little sorry for SDLT given the way it has been used recently for political point scoring, writes Stuart Smyth.

To read more, go to Spear's Wealth Management magazine.

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