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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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Stamp Duties for Business and Property

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ISBN13: 9781858004235
ISBN: 1858004233
Published: December 2005
Publisher: Round Hall Press
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Hardback
Price: £196.00

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This is a unique book which provides you with both current legislation up to the Finance Act 2005 and a detailed explanation of consolidated stamp duty legislation. This makes Stamp Duties for Business and Property an indispensable one stop resource for any questions you might have.

  • Provides you with quick answers about Stamp Duty in a clear and readable style
  • Covers both commercial and residential property transactions
  • Goes through practice and procedure from a property practitioner's point of view
  • Warns of traps and pitfalls and offers solutions to those problems
Throughout the book you will find helpful extras such as tax tips on how to restructure a deal to reduce the amount of stamp duty paid or pitfalls to avoid. It also gives you some of the necessary precedent documents you will need for corporate stamp duty relief and other practical hints and tips to save you time and money. Given the potential for professional negligence where the penalties are substantial for you the practitioner, areas where particular care needs to be taken are highlighted

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Property Law.
Beneficial Ownership.
Elements of a Property Sale.
Enforcement of Contracts.
Methods of Transferring Property.
Law of Property and Stamp Duties.
Categories of Stamp Duties.
Principles Relating to Fixed and Ad Valorem Duties.
Scope of Stamp Duties.
Territoriality and Double Taxation.
General Exemptions from Stamp Duties.
Stampable Instruments.
Conveyances and Conveyances of Sale.
Residential Property.
Deemed Conveyances on Sale.
Conveyances of any other kind.
Leases. Partitions and Divisions.
Mortgage, Bond, Debenture, Covenant. Policies of Insurance.
Bills of Exchange and Promissory.
Administration and Enforcement.
Capital Duties.
Reliefs from Stamp Duties.
Imposed Duties.