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Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA)

The Building Safety Bill finally received its Royal Assent on 28 April. It is now known as the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA). A great deal is going to be written about the provisions of the BSA but in many cases the detail has yet to be produced. In the meantime, and as a quick…
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Government extends temporary stamp duty exemption

The Government has announced that the temporary Stamp Duty £500,000 nil rate band exemption in England and Northern Ireland will be extended until 30th June 2021. This will be followed by a further tapering to a £250,000 nil rate band through to 30th September 2021. Where this extension and/or further tapering means Stamp Duty will…
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