a bid to boost the housing market, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a
stamp duty holiday from the 8th of July to the 31st March 2021. This tax break
is intended to give the housing market, and the economy, a temporary boost,
while giving hesitant house buyers an incentive to buy. So are you planning to
take advantage of the stamp duty holiday?
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is payable when you buy a property. There are a
number of variables that apply to the calculation, so it is always advisable to
use a reputable firm of conveyancing solicitors to understand stamp duty costs.
But with the stamp duty holiday, more people can take advantage of this saving,
as the threshold has been temporarily increased, from £125,000 to £500,000.
How can you benefit?
The increase to £500,000, has brought other home buyers into …
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Set a budget for your travel expedition ahead of your departure. It is so easy to overspend when you are in the middle of a vacation high and you aren’t thinking about the realities or consequences of the money you are spending. Determining a budget ahead of time and sticking to it will ensure that you can afford to take future vacations.
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Weddings are beautiful and important days meant to be about two people in love, but they are often about something else as well. Weddings are very expensive, and the prices just keep going up! This article will give you helpful advice to keep your big day affordable, without sacrificing the beauty and elegance you desire.
When sending out your wedding invitations, remember that it is your day, so avoid any person or combination of people that will ruin it in any way for you. It may be an insult to someone not to be invited, but if having them at your wedding will cause even the slightest of issues for you or your future spouse, it is really in your best interest to keep them off your guest list.
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