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Latest articles from Jane Whyte

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    Additional Land and Buildings Transaction Tax – is a trust liable?

    Additional dwelling supplement was introduced by virtue of the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2016 and came into force on 1 April 2016. Additional dwelling supplement (“ADS”) was introduced by virtue of the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2016 and came into force on 1 April 2016.

  • What happens in Scotland if you die without a Will?

    What happens in Scotland if you die without a Will?

    Recent reports have claimed that the Amercian pop star Prince passed away last week with no Will. In Scotland it is a time consuming and costly exercise to administer an estate where there is no valid will, which can cause unnecessary uncertainty, distress and expense for those left behind. Here we explain what happens how your estate is distributed if you die without leaving a Will.