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Coronavirus - Update on Stamp Duty and the transfer of shares


HMRC issued guidance on Wednesday 25 March, that it has taken some temporary measures in relation to stamp duty as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Stamp duty is a tax charged on instruments transferring shares. This update does not affect Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) charged on land transactions.

If you are have any questions or require any assistance with the stamping of share transaction documents, please get in touch with Kaira or any member of the corporate team.

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