Following an announcement in the 2018 Budget, HMRC has launched a consultation seeking views on the design of a 1% Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge to be levied on non-UK resident home buyers who are purchasing residential property in England and Northern Ireland.
The government has indicated that the proceeds of the new surcharge will be put towards measures to tackle rough sleeping – the government has committed to end rough sleeping by 2027.
The consultation ends on 6 May 2019.
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Retirement can seem a long way off when you are fresh out of university or embarking on the first steps of an exciting new career. Phrases such as YOLO (You Only Live Once) are also encouraging us to live for today rather than plan for tomorrow. So, what does this behaviour mean for the future of today’s millennials?
We all want to live a long and fulfilled life, and that includes being able to enjoy our retirement years to the full. However, as we all begin to live longer, concerns have been raised over the Government’s ability to fund the futures of our ageing population.
Recent Office for National Statistics (ONS) analysis reveals the financial situation and personal wellbeing of those living alone.