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New CGT Tax Change for Buy-to-Let Landlords

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Changes to the capital gains tax payment rules could mean they people selling buy-to-let properties could face financial penalties - that they may not be aware of. CGT Tax Changes From 6th April 2020, individuals that sell a residential property that have a capital gain where CGT is payable, will be required to make a digital return to HMRC and to pay and estimate of the CGT within 30 days from the sale completing.  This means that people can no longer keep money in their hands for up to 22 months after selling the property.  What Are the Disadvantages?  April is not far away, and...

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Price Transparency Guidance – What Is It?

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The new pricing transparency was released in December, meaning that all businesses in the legal sector had to publish information on prices that they charge, and what these include. The services that the new rules apply to include: conveyancing, probate, motoring offences, employment tribunals, immigration (excluding asylum), debt recovery (up to £100k), employment tribunals and licensing applications for business premises. What Other Things Should Be Declared? Prices also need to state whether they include VAT, and any conditional or damages-based fees. As well as publishing prices, businesses also have to outline typical timescales for the services, and what they include. Details...

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Mann & Co Recognised by Legal 500

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Legal 500 have once again recognised Mann & Co Solicitors in their latest guide to trustworthy and recommended law firms in the UK in Fraud and General Crime. Legal 500 one of the biggest and most trustworthy independent guides to the legal profession, offering reliable and up-to-date information on law firms in the UK, with the aim of helping those buying legal services. Legal 500 noted our well established history with dealing with substantial fraud cases, such as HMRC and VAT fraud. Along with business recognition, they recognised the hard work of one of our outstanding lawyers Raz Mann who deals nationally with...

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