January 2021 – 1st Time Buyer Relief – LBTT

Introduction Land and buildings transaction tax (“LBTT”) is the Scottish version of “stamp duty land tax”. In practice, LBTT is payable mainly in two cases: (1) the purchase of land including in particular residential property, and (2) the grant or … More

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January 2016 – Second Homes & Land and Buildings Transaction Tax

Stamp Duty Land Tax used to apply across the UK in relation to “land transactions”. But, for Scotland, with effect from 1st April 2015, this was replaced by Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (“LBTT”) under the Land and Buildings Transaction … More

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