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Stamp Duty

The six UK stamp taxes (referred to here collectively as ‘stamp duty’) are some of the most complex taxes to navigate, making it difficult to understand their impact on a transaction.

Understanding your stamp duty needs

Our specialist stamp duty service provides expert insight to determine the financial impact of stamp duty on a transaction.

If you are (or act for) a developer, investor, occupier or individual involved in either the purchase of property, shares or securities, or a corporate reconstruction or a group reorganisation, Blick Rothenberg can give you clear, meticulously thought-through advice without sitting on the fence.

Our stamp duty expertise

Drawing on our extensive knowledge in this subject, we can:

  • Confirm the correct amount of stamp duty payable on a transaction
  • Minimise (responsibly) stamp duty on purchases and reorganisations
  • Reduce stamp duty on property leasing
  • Resolve disputes with the three tax authorities
  • Achieve tax authority clearance before completing a transaction
  • Ensure stamp duty compliance
  • Help you lobby for a change in stamp duty law

For more information or a second opinion on a particular matter, please contact us.

Expert insight

Partner, Sean Randall, is widely recognised and consulted on stamp duty. He is the current editor and author of Sergeant & Sims on Stamp Taxes (a leading textbook on stamp duty) and a former winner of Tax Writer of the year.

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