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Sheriff Court case considering a noticed served on Mr and Mrs Sinclair by Fife Council after a retaining wall (which was over 100 years old) owned by Mr and Mrs [More...]
HMRC has added new guidance to its inheritance tax manual regarding the entitlement of a farmhouse to agricultural property relief under the character appropriate test. The guidance reflects the taxpayer's [More...]
Let’s start with Scotland. According to a new report by the Scottish Government, the tax-take per person is higher in Scotland that the rest of the UK. Finance Secretary John Swinney [More...]
Petition for judicial review of a decision by Highland Council to grant planning permission for a development of 64 houses at Resaurie near Inverness. The petitioners (who lived nearby the proposed [More...]
Legislation introduced in Finance Bill 2013 puts the rules which determine an individual's tax residence on a statutory basis. HMRC has published guidance to help customers decide if they are resident [More...]
Sheriff Court case concerning missives of let for premises at 34-39 Ann Street in Aberdeen. The missives were dated 13 September 2006 and annexed to them was a draft lease. [More...]