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The Law Society - Conveyancing

04

Feb

2021

Regulatory Requirements for Private Residential Landlords – Imminent, existing and future

Electrical Safety – Imminent All private sector landlords are now required to obtain a certificate confirming the safety of the fixed wiring installation in their property.  If they do not…

15

May

2020

COVID19

Please note that our physical offices are open as usual, with appointments available by arrangement in limited circumstances to ensure the safety of our staff and clients.  When attending our…

02

Dec

2019

CGT on Second Homes – Changes from April 2020

CGT – Second homes Anyone selling a property after 6 April 2020 will have to pay tax on any gain after within 30 days of completion – which is a…

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New Rules for Registration of  Relevant Trusts and Declarations of Trusts Relevant Trusts in existence at 6th October 2020 (even if subsequently closed) must be registered with the new Trusts Registration Service by 1st September 2022 to avoid penalties and charges.  This rule also applies to relevant property trusts where the legal ownership position differs from the equitable ownership position; for example where a Declaration of Trust sits behind the Title with details of equitable owners such as where parents have loaned money to purchase a property and have their interest protected by a Declaration of Trust but are not named on the Title Register. Trusts formed after this date may also be subject to complex registration requirements. Please contact us if you are concerned that the above may apply to your Trust and would like advice or assistance with the process.